Newswire: Weekend Box Office: Straight Outta Compton goes centuple-undecuple platinum

Straight Outta Comptons reach continued to extend this weekend as Universal opened the N.W.A. biopic on an additional 268 screens, pulling in an additional $28.6 million and keeping the No. 1 spot in the process. That’s a total of 3,025 screens and a $111.48 million domestic haul (or what Dr. Dre calls “lunch money”) so far for Compton, which isn’t on the level of a blockbuster like Jurassic World but still far above initial expectations for the musical biopic. This is also Universal’s 13th week in a row with one of its films at No. 1, making every other studio in town the Luniz to Universal’s N.W.A. as the studio sets a new record for the highest-grossing international box-office year ever.

Meanwhile, the weekend’s three biggest new releases all floundered, with Sinister 2 underperforming at No. 3 …

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