Straight Outta Compton continues to impress at the box office!! For the second in a row, the N.W.A. biopic took the top spot at the box office with a $26.3 million haul!! According to Deadline.con:
In a late-August weekend littered with three R-rated pictures, the only one audiences wanted to watch was Universal/Legendary’s Straight Outta Compton. The studio reports that the second weekend for the F. Gary Gray film fell 56% with $26.3M and a 10-day cume of $111.1M.
Straight Outta Compton is expected to keep the top spot through the Labor Day holiday weekend.
Straight Outta Compton was directed by F. Gary Gray and produced by former N.W.A. members Ice Cubeand Dr. Dre, along with Matt Alvarez and Eazy E’s widow, Tomica Woods-Wright. The film tells the story of the rise and fall of N.W.A., and their impact on music and pop culture through their lyrics about life in the hood.