Demetrius Shipp Jr. stars in 16;All Eyez On Me17; Quantrell Colbert, courtesy of Lionsgate Demetrius Shipp Jr. stars in 16;All Eyez On Me17; Once again, as (almost) always, Pixar17;s new movie topped the weekend box office in its debut Fri-Sun frame. Cars ( review ) earned $5.5 million on its debut weekend, for what is a $74.8 worldwide bow. The sequel opened below Cars ($60 in 2006) and Cars 2 ($66 in 2011), but its weekend multiplier (2.74x) was more along the lines of Monsters University than Cars 2 . The animated sequel earned an "A" from CinemaScore, continuing Pixar’s 18/18 streak of A- to A+ audience polling grades. The film is slowly rolling out but we’ll have a pretty good idea of its overseas strength over the next few weeks. More importantly, the relatively well-reviewed film will help Pixar’s least respected franchise that much closer to respectability. At a glance, we’re probably looking at a domestic finish of $150 million ( Cars 2 ‘s 2.8x weekend-to-final multiplier) and $191 ( Finding Dory ‘s 3.6x multiplier), a 3.2x multiplier ( Monsters University ) offering a $171m domestic cume. For what ’s worth, the film’s narrative, […]

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