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Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Cruises Past ‘Christopher Robin’

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Cruises Past ‘Christopher Robin’

Tom Cruise easily conquered Winnie the Pooh at the domestic box office.

Mission: Impossible – Fallout” generated $35 million from 4,395 locations in its sophomore frame, while Disney’s “Christopher Robin” opened at the lower end of forecasts with $25 million from 3,602 screens.

The sixth installment of the Tom Cruise spy series has pocketed $124 million in North America. Overseas, it has amassed over $205 million. It opens in China on Aug. 31.

“Christopher Robin,” Disney’s live-action adaptation based on characters from Winnie the Pooh, has garnered mixed reviews. Ewan McGregor stars as the eponymous Christopher Robin, while Jim Cummings returns to voice Winnie the Pooh and Tigger, and Brad Garrett joins as Eeyore. Marc Forster directed “Christopher Robin” from a screenplay by Alex Ross Perry and Allison Schroeder.

Lionsgate’s R-rated comedy “The Spy Who Dumped Me” — starring Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon — debuted at No. 3 with $12.3 million on 3,111 locations. Susanna Fogel directed and co-wrote with David Iserson.

See full article on Variety