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Tom Cruise ‘Mission: Impossible – fall-out’ hits Number 1 in the box office

This image released by Paramount Pictures shows, from left, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Tom Cruise and Ving Rhames in a scene from “Mission: Impossible – fall-out.” (David James/Paramount Pictures and Skydance via AP)

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Mission: Impossible — fall-out” fired on all cylinders at the box office this weekend, and not only came out on the top of the charts, but also scored a franchise-best opening.

The sixth film in the series, a gross profit of $61.2 million in the first weekend in the cinema, that is also one of stars Tom Cruise the best start.

The jukebox musical “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” came in second place with $15.1 million, while “The Equalizer 2” took the third spot with $14 million. Both films in their second weekend.

Then it was “Hotel Transylvania 3: the Vacation of the Summer” with an amount of $12.3 million in its third week in theaters. The weekend’s other opener, the animated “Teen Titans Go! To the movie,” opened in fifth with $ 10.4 million. The Warner Bros.-film cost $10.5 million to make.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by comScore:

1. “Mission: Impossible — the Game,” Paramount, $61,236,534, 4,386 locations, $13,962 average, $61,236,534, 1 week.

2. “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again”,” Universal, $15,100,095, 3,514 locations, $4,297 average, $70,524,620, 2 weeks.

3. “The Equalizer 2, Sony, $14,020,017, 3,388 locations, $4,138 average, $64,251,362, 2 weeks.

4. “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Holiday,” Sony, $12,253,640, 4,005 locations, $3,060 average, $119,177,141, 3 weeks.

5. “Teen Titans Go! To the film,” Warner Bros., $10,411,189, 3,188 locations, $3,266 average, $10,411,189, 1 week.

6. “Ant-Man and Wasp,” Disney, $8,766,100, 3,013 locations, $2,909 average, $183,490,227, 4 weeks.

7. “Incredibles 2,” Disney, $7,257,113, 2,616 locations, $2,774 average, $572,880,761, 7 weeks.

8. “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,” Universal, $6,729,735, 2,685 locations, $2,506 average, $397,508,235, 6 weeks.

9. “Skyscraper” Universal, $5,341,455, 2,773 locations, $1,926 average, $59,091,215, 3 weeks.

10. “The First Purge,” Universal, $2,215,400, 1,400 locations, $1,582 average, $65,469,275, 4 weeks.

11. “Has unfriended: Dark Web,” OTL Release, $1,470,910, 1,547 locations, $951 average, $7,364,340, 2 weeks.

12. “Sorry to bother You,” Annapurna Pictures, $1,373,791, 802 locations, $1,713 average, $13,275,212, 4 weeks.

13. “Blindspotting,” Lionsgate, $1,281,548, 523 locations, $2,450 average, $1,750,532, 2 weeks.

14. “Eighth Grade,” A24, $1,269,046, 158 locations, $8,032 average $2,917,883, 3 weeks.

15. “Three Identical Strangers,” Neon Assessed, $1,196,412, 433 locations, $2,763, average, $6,696,733, 5 weeks.

16. “Not You My Neighbor?,” Focus Features, $704,445, 464 locations, $1,518 average, $20,048,382, 8 weeks.

17. “Sicario: Day of The Soldado,” Sony, $675,691, 574 locations, $1,177 average, $48,726,565, 5 weeks.

18. “Ocean’s 8, Warner Bros., $635,839, 518 locations, $1,227 average, $137,293,754, 8 weeks.

19. “Uncle Drew,” Lionsgate, $483,789, 532 locations, $909 average, $41,375,460, 5 weeks.

20. “Leave No Trace” Bleecker Street, $470,622, 291 locations, $1,617 average, $4,647,620, 5 weeks.

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