Demetrius Shipp Jr. stars in ‘All Eyez On Me’ Quantrell Colbert, courtesy of Lionsgate Demetrius Shipp Jr. stars in ‘All Eyez On Me’ Once again, as (almost) always, Pixar’s new movie topped the weekend box office in its debut Fri-Sun frame. Cars 3 ( review ) earned $53.5 million on its debut weekend, for what is a $74.8m worldwide bow. The sequel opened below Cars ($60m in 2006) and Cars 2 ($66m 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 bring Pixar’s least respected franchise that much closer to respectability. At a glance, we’re probably looking at a domestic finish of between $150 million ( Cars 2 ‘s 2.8x weekend-to-final multiplier) and $191m ( Finding Dory ‘s 3.6x multiplier), with a 3.2x multiplier ( Monsters University ) offering a $171m domestic cume. For what it’s worth, the film’s narrative, […]

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