Cars 3 Movie- Owen Wilson’s Sports Drama Inches Towards $58 Million Mark At the Opening Weekend

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Cars 3 movie is an animated comedy produced by evergreen ‘Pixar Animation’ and has been released by none other than Walt Disney Pictures.

Can you believe the film happens to be the 3rd installment in the cars movie franchise? Well, before this, Cars 2 was released in the year 2011.

The film is directed by Brian Fee. He’s known as a perfect storyboard writer on ‘Cars 2’ and ‘Cars’. The animated film stars the voices of Lea DeLaria, Owen Wilson, Armie Hammer, Bonnie Hunt among others.

Cars 3 movie was released on June 16, 2017.

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Cars 3 movie, created by Disney’s Pixer studio is steadily racing ahead to achieve a new milestone. The film seems to have already moved aggressively to target a whopping $58 million on its opening weekend. On the other hand, Benny Boom’s biopic “All Eyez On Me‘ (released on June 15, 2017), also seems to have been performing well above forecasts. As per estimates, the film could reach well over $36 million.

‘All Eyez on Me’ created ripples all around soon after its release. The film managed to open impressively by collecting $3.1 million on Thursday (June 15, 2017) at almost 2000 sites in the North America region, topping ‘Cars 3’ $2.8 million. Well, if all the estimates hold true, ‘All Eyez’ could well finish at number two slot, just sliding ahead of the 3rd weekend of ‘Wonder Woman’ at a whopping $35 million.

Movie Name:                 Cars 3
Genre:                               Animation, Kids, Comedy
Release Date:                June 16, 2017
Directed By:                  Brian Fee
Written By:                  Mike Rich, Kiel Murray, Bob Peterson
Casts:                               Kerry Washington, Owen Wilson, Nathan Fillion, Bonnie Hunt

Earlier, Lionsgate had cautioned that ‘All Eyez on Me’ has been performing well and is bound to make $25-29 million at the box office. The film stars Demetrius Shipp Jr. seems to be outperforming, with a collection between $17-22 million at almost 2,461 for this weekend.

Benny Boom (director) helmed the film titled after Shakur’s 4th album. The movie was released by Lionsgate’s Codeblack. As you know, Shakur was murdered way back in 1996 in Las Vegas.

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Updating you with some more stuff ‘Rough Night‘, a raunchy comedy from Sony also released on June 15, 2017 appears to be narrowing down the margin with almost $10 million screened at 3,165 sites. On the other hand, ’47 Meters Down’, a shark drama by Entertainment Studios appears to be hovering around the $9 million mark at 2,302 sites. The film was released on June 16, 2017 starring Claire Holt and Mandy Moore.

Cars 3 movie is gearing up steadily at the box office

Coming back to the Cars 3 movie, the film stars Owen Wilson in the lead role as Lightning McQueen. As per estimates, the film has been performing in line with forecasts. It’s expected to lead the coming weekend with a figure of $55-65 million, screened at 4,266 locations.

Cars 3 movie largely focusses on Lightning McQueen, who’s shown making a comeback and has to deal with her new rival Jackson Storm and voiced by none other than Armie Hammer. The other names to have cast their voice to Cars 3 movie includes Bonnie Hunt, Cristela Alonzo, Nathan Fillion, Lea DeLaria and Kerry Washington.

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Analyzing the previous installments of ‘Cars’, the first film of the ‘Cars’ franchise collected $62 million in the year 2006, eventually making a whopping $462 million worldwide. Whereas ‘Cars 2′ took almost $65 million at the time of its launch and managed to wind up with an approximate figure of $190 million in the North American region alone and further amounting to $562 million worldwide.

Talking about Warner Bros.’ newly released ‘Wonder Woman‘ featuring Gal Gadot, is known to have grossed $6.2 million and was screened at almost 4,167 sites on last Thursday (June 15, 2017). If the current trend goes like this, it’s likely to wind up the coming weekend with a figure of $270 million at the domestic box office.

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One thing that has really resuscitated the box office is the performance of ‘Wonder Woman’. The film has been doing far better than other movies released at the same time. It has given the entire weekend a solid push that boasts by performing exceptionally well. The inputs were given by none other than Paul Dergarbedian, who’s a senior media artist with comScore.

Cars 3 movie is a G rated film that has come all along to grace the summers along with ‘All Eyez on Me’ (a Lionsgate, R-rated movie).