Box Office Top 20: ‘War Room,’ Redford Pic Top ‘Compton’

Box Office Top 20: ‘War Room,’ Redford Pic Top ‘Compton’

This photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, Aldis Hodge, from left, as MC Ren, Neil Brown, Jr. as DJ Yella, Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E, O’Shea Jackson, Jr. as Ice Cube and Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre, in the film, “Straight Outta Compton." The movie released in U.S. theaters on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. (Jaimie Trueblood/Universal Pictures via AP)
This photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, Aldis Hodge, from left, as MC Ren, Neil Brown, Jr. as DJ Yella, Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E, O’Shea Jackson, Jr. as Ice Cube and Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre, in the film, “Straight Outta Compton.” (Jaimie Trueblood/Universal Pictures via AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Straight Outta Compton” ceded its three-week reign at the top of the box office to the faith-based “War Room,” which climbed to No. 1 with $13.4 million over a sleepy Labor Day weekend.

The Robert Redford buddy dramedy “A Walk In The Woods,” based on Bill Bryson’s Appalachian Trail memoir, also inched past “Compton” to take second place with $10.9 million, according to final figures reported by studios Tuesday.

“The Transporter Refueled” opened in fifth, with a tame $9 million. Although the action film only cost $21 million to produce, it seems the series isn’t as compelling to moviegoers without star Jason Statham.

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

1. “War Room,” Sony, $13,388,558, 1,526 locations, $8,774 average, $28,702,016, 2 weeks.

2. “A Walk In The Woods,” Broad Green Pictures, $10,908,832, 1,960 locations, $5,566 average, $12,806,684, 1 week.

3. “Straight Outta Compton,” Universal, $10,845,930, 3,094 locations, $3,505 average, $149,781,635, 4 weeks.

4. “Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation,” Paramount, $9,425,519, 2,849 locations, $3,308 average, $182,662,211, 6 weeks.

5. “The Transporter Refueled,” EuropaCorp, $9,005,474, 3,434 locations, $2,622 average, $9,005,474, 1 week.

6. “No Escape,” The Weinstein Co., $7,009,342, 3,415 locations, $2,053 average, $20,010,421, 2 weeks.

7. “Man From U.N.C.L.E.,” Warner Bros., $4,517,228, 2,102 locations, $2,149 average, $40,447,481, 4 weeks.

8. “Inside Out,” Disney, $4,453,513, 2,967 locations, $1,501 average, $349,526,793, 12 weeks.

9. “Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos,” Lionsgate, $4,357,004, 395 locations, $11,030 average, $4,357,004, 1 week.

10. “Sinister 2,” Focus Features, $4,193,644, 2,651 locations, $1,582 average, $24,533,537, 3 weeks.

11. “Minions,” Universal, $3,903,090, 1,927 locations, $2,025 average, $329,774,550, 9 weeks.

12. “Ant-Man,” Disney, $3,768,953, 1,527 locations, $2,468 average, $174,071,653, 8 weeks.

13. “Gift, The,” STX Entertainment, $3,371,675, 1,591 locations, $2,119 average, $40,389,687, 5 weeks.

14. “Jurassic World,” Universal, $3,330,520, 1,571 locations, $2,120 average, $647,374,160, 13 weeks.

15. “Hitman: Agent 47,” 20th Century Fox, $2,800,957, 2,191 locations, $1,278 average, $20,349,744, 3 weeks.

16. “Pixels,” Sony, $2,540,883, 1,420 locations, $1,789 average, $73,990,197, 7 weeks.

17. “Trainwreck,” Universal, $1,826,740, 808 locations, $2,261 average, $107,506,990, 8 weeks.

18. “American Ultra,” Lionsgate, $1,605,205, 1,729 locations, $928 average, $13,434,456, 3 weeks.

19. “Vacation,” Warner Bros., $1,485,156, 1,045 locations, $1,421 average, $56,992,482, 6 weeks.

20. “Fantastic Four,” 20th Century Fox, $1,452,914, 1,135 locations, $1,280 average, $54,773,425, 5 weeks.

Universal and Focus are owned by NBC Universal, a unit of Comcast Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight are owned by 21st Century Fox; Warner Bros. and New Line are units of Time Warner Inc.; MGM is owned by a group of former creditors including Highland Capital, Anchorage Advisors and Carl Icahn; Lionsgate is owned by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.; IFC is owned by AMC Networks Inc.; Rogue is owned by Relativity Media LLC.

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