Tom Cruise delivered his best-ever opening weekend with $61.5 million in box office receipts for Mission: Impossible - Fallout. It’s also the best ever opening for the franchise, ahead of the $58 million launch of Mission: Impossible II. Film production for Fallout was $178 million. The first five films have produced $2.78 billion in global ticket sales.
The Paramount Pictures blockbuster was No. 1 at the B.O. as well. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again brought in $15 million in its second week, and the Equalizer 2 came in third, with $14 million.
Also debuting was Warner Bros.’ Teen Titans Go! To the Movies, which placed fifth at $10.5 million in sales, shy of the $17.5 million expected.
According to ComScore, overall box office is up 7.9% year-to-date.