Mindanao Times » Entertainment http://mindanaotimes.net Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:17:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.25 MOVIES THIS DAVAO THIS WEEK http://mindanaotimes.net/movies-this-davao-this-week/ http://mindanaotimes.net/movies-this-davao-this-week/#comments Wed, 21 Jun 2017 03:14:09 +0000 http://mindanaotimes.net/?p=44282 ]]> TRANSFORMERS: The Last Knight, the fifth installment of the popular live-action Transformers film series, leads the new movie releases this week at the theaters of Gaisano Mall.

Also to open on Wednesday is the romance-drama Everything, Everything.

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT

Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel

Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller

There comes a moment in everyone’s life when we are called upon to make a difference. In Transformers: The Last Knight, the hunted will become heroes. Heroes will become villains. Only one world will survive: theirs, or ours.

“The Last Knight” shatters the core myths of the Transformers franchise, and redefines what it means to be a hero.

Optimus Prime is gone. Humans and Transformers are at war. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth. Saving our world falls upon the shoulders of an unlikely alliance: Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg), Bumblebee, English Lord (Sir Anthony Hopkins), and an Oxford Professor (Laura Haddock).

They have to uncover the secrets of why the Transformers keep coming back to Earth.

EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING

Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson

Romance | Drama

Teener Madeline Whittier has a rare disease that causes her to have to stay indoors 24/7 with her filtered air. Her whole life is basically books, her mom, and Carla(her nurse). One day, a moving truck pulls in next door. There she sees Olly. Olly Bright is Maddy’s new neighbor. They get to know each other through emails. The more they get to know each other, the more they fall in love. Olly starts to make Maddy realize that she isn’t really living. This starts the adventures of the 17-year-old Maddy’s new life.

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MOVIES THIS WEEK http://mindanaotimes.net/movies-this-week-17/ http://mindanaotimes.net/movies-this-week-17/#comments Wed, 14 Jun 2017 03:42:14 +0000 http://mindanaotimes.net/?p=43984 ]]> MOVIES to open this week at Gaisano Mall theaters are:

DESPICABLE ME 3

Steve Carel, Russell Brand

Gru faces off against Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who has grown up to become obsessed with the character that he played in the ’80s, and gets into some sibling rivalry when he meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist to steal the diamond that Bratt has stolen. Meanwhile, The Minions rebel against Gru and decide to return to villainy with their new leader, the Minion Mel.

THE RECALL

Wesley Snipes

When five friends vacation at a remote lake house they expect nothing less than a good time, unaware that planet Earth is under an alien invasion and mass-abduction.

CYBORG X

Eve Mauro, Danny Trejo

After X-Corp, a radical weapons manufacturer, is taken over by a Cyber Virus, a group of survivors must fight to save humanity from the army of Machines the Virus now controls.

THE MONSTER

Zoe Kazan, Ella Ballentine

Alcoholic mother Kathy drives her daughter Lizzy to her father’s home. While driving through a lonely road, Kathy hits a wolf that breaks her car, leaving them stranded on the empty road. While repairing the vehicle, Kathy learns that monsters do exist.

ONCE UPON A TIME IN VENICE

Bruce Willis, Jason Momoa

Steve Ford is a down but not out private investigator whose professional and personal worlds collide after his pet is stolen by a notorious gang. A series of crazy circumstances find him doing the gang’s bidding, while being chased by two vengeful Samoan brothers, a loan shark’s goons, and a few other shady characters.

CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS?

Gerald Anderson, Arci Munoz

Digs and Sam are friends turned lovers turned exes. Their relationship lasted for almost eight years until they both decided on an amicable breakup. As they face the dating world separately, the ex-couple consistently check on each other under the guise of “friendship.”

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MOVIES THIS WEEK Wonder Woman at Gaisano Cinemas http://mindanaotimes.net/movies-this-week-wonder-woman-at-gaisano-cinemas/ http://mindanaotimes.net/movies-this-week-wonder-woman-at-gaisano-cinemas/#comments Wed, 31 May 2017 03:29:37 +0000 http://mindanaotimes.net/?p=43386 ]]> SUPERHERO movie Wonder Woman opens Thursday at the theaters of Gaisano Mall in Davao, Tagum, Digos and Toril. Other movies to open Wednesday are the action-comedy Baywatch and the mystery-thriller Voice From The Stone.

WONDER WOMAN

Gal Gadot, Chris Pine

Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana, princess of the Amazons, is trained to be an unconquerable warrior.

When an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers and her true destiny.

Based on the popular DC Comics superheroine of the same name, this is the fourth in the DC Extended Universe that included Man of Steel, Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad.

BAYWATCH

Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron

Action | Comedy | Drama

Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchanan butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.

Based on the popular 80s TV series.

VOICE FROM THE STONE

Emilia Clarke, Marton Csokas

Drama | Mystery | Thriller

At the gates of an isolated stone castle in 1950′s Tuscany, a determined young nurse arrives to cure the mute heir within. As Verena struggles to bring silent Jakob back into the world, she finds herself submerged deeper and deeper into the hidden secrets of the castle.

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Pirates of the Caribbean 5 at GMall Cinemas Wednesday http://mindanaotimes.net/pirates-of-the-caribbean-5-at-gmall-cinemas-wednesday/ http://mindanaotimes.net/pirates-of-the-caribbean-5-at-gmall-cinemas-wednesday/#comments Wed, 24 May 2017 06:30:00 +0000 http://mindanaotimes.net/?p=43117 ]]> THE FIFTH installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise hits all branches of Gaisano Mall theaters (Davao, Toril, Tagum and Digos) on Wednesday.

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: SALAZAR’S REVENGE

Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem

Action | Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy

Johnny Depp returns to the big screen as the iconic, swashbuckling anti-hero Jack Sparrow in the all-new “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.”

The rip-roaring adventure finds down-on-his-luck Captain Jack feeling the winds of ill-fortune blowing strongly his way when deadly ghost sailors, led by the terrifying Captain Salazar, escape from the Devil’s Triangle bent on killing every pirate at sea – notably Jack. Jack’s only hope of survival lies in the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it he must forge an uneasy alliance with Carina Smyth, a brilliant and beautiful astronomer, and Henry, a headstrong young sailor in the Royal Navy. At the helm of the Dying Gull, his pitifully small and shabby ship, Captain Jack seeks not only to reverse his recent spate of ill fortune, but to save his very life from the most formidable and malicious foe he has never faced.

OSIRIS: THE LAST FIGHTER

Kellan Lutz, Isabel Lucas

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Drama

Set in a time of interplanetary colonization, Sy Lombrok (Kellan Lutz), a former nurse who is now a drifter with a haunted past, forms an unlikely alliance with Kane Sommerville (Daniel MacPherson), a lieutenant who works for off-world military contractor Exor. In a race against time they set out to rescue Kane’s young daughter Indi (Teagan Croft) amid an impending global crisis precipitated by Exor.

THE HOUSE ON PINE STREET

Emily Goss, Taylor Bottles

Horror, Drama

Seven months pregnant, Jennifer Branagan reluctantly returns to her hometown in Kansas after an unexpected mental breakdown. Coping with her fears of motherhood, a strained relationship with her husband, Luke, and the overbearing presence of her own mother, Meredith, Jennifer struggles to regain control of her life. But when strange things start happening in their rental home, Jennifer begins to fear that it may be haunted. Alone in her convictions, Jennifer is forced to question her sanity as she attempts to find out what, if anything, is plaguing the house.

SPARK: A SPACE TAIL

Jessica Biel, Susan Sarandon

Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Thirteen years ago, the power-mad General Zhong seized control of Planet Bana and tore it to pieces in the process. Now splintered into hundreds of shards, Zhong is Bana’s evil-overlord, ruling with an iron fist. Enter Spark, a teenage monkey and his friends, Vix, a battle-ready fox, and Chunk, a tech-savvy pig. Spark learns of Zhong’s secret plan to take over the universe by capturing a giant space monster known as the Kraken – a beast that has the power to create black holes. If Zhong manages to harness the Kraken’s power, he’ll have history’s deadliest weapon at his fingertips, and it’s up to Spark and his friends to stop him. Spark’s journey takes him to the farthest reaches of the universe, where he encounters great dangers and discovers the secret of his true identity.

THE WALL

John Cena, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Thriller, War, Drama

“The Wall” is a deadly psychological thriller that follows two soldiers pinned down by an Iraqi sniper, with nothing but a crumbling wall between them. Their fight becomes as much a battle of will and wits as it is of lethally accurate marksmanship.

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MOVIES AT GMALL THIS WEEK http://mindanaotimes.net/movies-at-gmall-this-week-8/ http://mindanaotimes.net/movies-at-gmall-this-week-8/#comments Wed, 17 May 2017 02:36:36 +0000 http://mindanaotimes.net/?p=42830 ]]> ALL MOVIES open on Wednesday at Gaisano Mall of Davao.

KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD

Charlie Hunnam, Djimon Hounsou

Action | Adventure | Drama | Fantasy

The young Arthur runs the back passages of Londinium with his crew, not knowing his royal lineage until he grabs Excalibur. Instantly confronted by the sword’s influence, Arthur is forced to make up his mind. He joins the rebellion and a shadowy young woman named Guinevere. He must learn to understand the magic weapon, deal with his demons, and unite the people to defeat the dictator Vortigern, the man who murdered his parents and stole his crown to become king.

REDIVIDER: END OF DAYS

Dan Stevens, Bérénice Marlohe

Sci-Fi

Set in a future version of the world, the video-game style plot follows an experiment for unlimited energy, harnessing parallel universes, which goes wrong. Chased by drones and soldiers, pilot and physicist Will Porter must race through an imploding world to get the Redivider box to a tower, which will save humanity, including his family, in the real world.

UNLOCKED

Noomi Rapace, Orlando Bloom

Action | Thriller

Alice lives a quiet life in London. Once the best interrogator in the CIA, Alice failed to unlock a prisoner in time to save the lives of several people, prompting her to leave the field and become a caseworker.

When the CIA apprehends a suspect who is believed to have direct knowledge of an imminent terrorist attack, Alice is called in unexpectedly. She is successful in ‘unlocking’ the suspect but before she can fully pass it off to her superiors, she gets a call from her old colleague at Langley.

Quickly realizing she has been set-up, she narrowly escapes, and finds herself on the run. Knowing the CIA has been compromised, Alice must turn to the few she can trust as she searches for those responsible and tries to prevent a deadly biological attack on the city.

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL

Charlie Wright, Alicia Silverstone

Comedy | Family

A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw’s 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg’s newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention. This family cross-country adventure turns into an experience the Heffleys will never forget.

COLOSSAL

Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis

Action | Comedy | Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

Gloria is an out-of-work girl who, after getting kicked out of her apartment by her boyfriend, is forced to leave her life in New York and move back to her hometown. When news reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, South Korea, Gloria gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to his far-off phenomenon. As events begin to spin out of control, Gloria must determine why her seemingly insignificant existence has such a colossal effect on the fate of the world.

MANHATTAN NOCTURE

Adrien Brody, Yvonne Strahovski

Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller

When a seductive stranger asks tabloid writer Porter Wren to dig into the unsolved murder of her filmmaker husband, he is drawn into a very nasty case of sexual obsession and blackmail – one that threatens his job, his marriage, and his life.

Movie is Based on Colin Harrison’s acclaimed novel Manhattan Nocturne (a New York Times Notable Book of the Year).

EXTORTION

Eion Bailey, Danny Glover

Action | Adventure | Crime | Thriller | Drama

Kevin Riley, a doctor, and his wife Julie and their five-year-old son are vacationing in the Bahamas.

Their supposed to be happy trip takes an unexpected turn when a cold-blooded fisherman enters the picture.

The doctor is now in desperate race against the clock to save his wife and son.

DEAR OTHER SELF

Jodi Sta. Maria, Xian Lim, Joseph Marco

Becky has always been torn between living a life of responsibility for her family and living a life of adventure by traveling the world. Little did she know that her life could follow two different paths depending on her responses to a day filled with a series of unfortunate events. In this story showing parallel narratives of the same character, we explore how our varying responses lead to different experiences, relationships, dilemmas and what ifs.

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Emma Watson’s Circle at GMall http://mindanaotimes.net/emma-watsons-circle-at-gmall/ http://mindanaotimes.net/emma-watsons-circle-at-gmall/#comments Wed, 03 May 2017 02:50:31 +0000 http://mindanaotimes.net/?p=42317 ]]> JUST less a week after her month-long blockbuster flick Beauty and Beast vacated the cinemas, Emma Watson is back on the big scene. This time, she teams up with Tom Hanks for the sci-fi thriller The Circle.

Also to open today at Gaisano Mall Cinemas are child-custory drama Gifted, vampire horror Eat Locals and the romance Luck at First $ight.

THE CIRCLE

Emma Watson, Tom Hanks

Sci-Fi | Thriller | Drama

A woman lands a dream job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, only to uncover a nefarious agenda that will affect the lives of her friends, family and that of humanity.

When Mae (Emma Watson) is hired to work for the world’s largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity of a lifetime. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company’s founder, Eamon Bailey (Tom Hanks), to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every decision she makes begin to affect the lives and future of her friends, family and that of humanity.

GIFTED

Jenny Slate, Chris Evans

Drama

Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy – his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) in a coastal town in Florida. Frank’s plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank’s formidable mother Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan) whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary. Octavia Spencer plays Roberta, Frank and Mary’s landlady and best friend. Jenny Slate is Mary’s teacher, Bonnie, a young woman whose concern for her student develops into a connection with her uncle as well.

EAT LOCAL

Action | Horror

Charlie Cox, Mackenzie Crook

In a quiet countryside farmhouse, Britain’s vampires gather for their once-every-fifty-years meeting. Others will be joining them too; Sebastian Crockett, an unwitting Essex boy who thinks he’s on a promise with sexy cougar Vanessa; and a detachment of Special Forces vampire killers who have bitten off more than they can chew. This is certainly going to be a night to remember… and for some of them it will be their last.

LUCK AT FIRST SIGHT

Jericho Rosales and Bela Padilla

Romance | Comedy

Joma (Jerico Rosales) is a down-on-his-luck guy who believes that a “life charm” could help make for him a rosy existence despite the drudgery of everyday living. By accident and by some stroke of fate, he meets Diane dela Cruz (Bela Padilla), who he thinks is his “life charm.” Little did he know that their encounters would lead him to the toughest choice his heart will ever make: luck or love.

Diane, however, is no sucker for stories of luck and/or life charms. She is a firm believer of love and how romance sheds light, beauty and happiness to one’s being. Their partnership proves lucky enough until they discover that choosing between luck and love can be a tough pick.

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Guardians of the Galaxy 2 at Gaisano Mall theaters http://mindanaotimes.net/guardians-of-the-galaxy-2-at-gaisano-mall-theaters/ http://mindanaotimes.net/guardians-of-the-galaxy-2-at-gaisano-mall-theaters/#comments Wed, 26 Apr 2017 03:51:57 +0000 http://mindanaotimes.net/?p=42052 ]]> HOLLYWOOD starts its lucrative summer season with Marvel’s Guardians of Galaxy Vol. 2.

The Marvel’s latest blockbuster will open at Gaisano Mall theaters (Davao, Digos, Tagum and Toril) on April 26, nine days before its US opening on May 5.

Other movies, thriller Voice from the Stone and historic war-drama The Zookeepr’s Wife, also open on Wednesday.

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2

Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana

Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi

Marvel’s resident intergalactic team of superheroes continues its adventures as members traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos.

The Guardians – Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax the Destroyer, Rocket Racoon, and Baby Groot – must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Star-Lord’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.

With James Gunn still in the director’s seat, this space opera is a sequel to the 2014 megahit that grossed $773.3 million worldwide and became the third highest-grossing film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, behind The Avengers and Iron Man 3.

VOICE FROM THE STONE

Emilia Clarke, Marton Csokas

Drama | Mystery | Thriller

Set in 1950s Tuscany, Voice from the Stone is the haunting and suspenseful story of Verena, a solemn nurse drawn to aid a young boy who has fallen silent since the sudden passing of his mother.

THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE

Jessica Chastain, Daniel Brühl

Biography | Drama | History | War

The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion.

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Fast 8, Boss Baby at GMall Cinemas http://mindanaotimes.net/fast-8-boss-baby-at-gmall-cinemas/ http://mindanaotimes.net/fast-8-boss-baby-at-gmall-cinemas/#comments Wed, 12 Apr 2017 03:11:54 +0000 http://mindanaotimes.net/?p=41559 ]]> MOVIES to open on Black Saturday at Gaisano Mall cinemas are Fast & Furious 8, Boss Baby and Can’t Help Falling in Love.

FAST & FURIOUS 8

Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel

Action | Crime | Thriller

Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game-and the rest of the crew has been exonerated-the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman lured Dom into the world of crime he can’t seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, the elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world’s stage… and to bring home the man who made them a family.

BOSS BABY

Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi

Animation | Comedy | Family

A new baby’s arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator — a wildly imaginative 7-year-old named Tim. The most unusual Boss Baby (Alec Baldwin) arrives at Tim’s home in a taxi, wearing a suit and carrying a briefcase. The instant sibling rivalry must soon be put aside when Tim discovers that Boss Baby is actually a spy on a secret mission, and only he can help thwart a dastardly plot that involves an epic battle between puppies and babies.

CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE

Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla

Romance

Two strangers, Gab and Dos, got tangled in fate when they accidentally got married. How? Why? When? Where? And – what? Will Dos heed Gab’s request of agreeing to an annulment (as soon as possible, take note!)? Will the process be that easy or something will get in the way?

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Power Rangers, CHIPS at Gaisano Mall Cinemas http://mindanaotimes.net/power-rangers-chips-at-gaisano-mall-cinemas/ http://mindanaotimes.net/power-rangers-chips-at-gaisano-mall-cinemas/#comments Wed, 22 Mar 2017 03:42:15 +0000 http://mindanaotimes.net/?p=40769 ]]> POWER RANGERS Becky G., Naomi Scott Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi This is the third film based on the Power Rangers property, it serves as a reboot and re-imagining of the superhero franchise. The film features most of the main characters of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers portrayed by a new cast.

Power Rangers follows five ordinary high school kids who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove – and the world – is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat.

Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover that they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so they will have to overcome their real-life issues and band together as the Power Rangers before it is too late.

CHIPS

Action | Comedy | Crime

Michael Peña, Dax Shepard

Based on the TV series of the same name, the film is an action comedy buddy cop film.

California Highway Patrol (CHiPs) officers Francis “Ponch” Poncherello and Jon Baker run around the L.A. area stopping speeders and car thieves, helping stranded motorists, assisting paramedics at accident scenes, and occasionally investigating crimes.

These two middle-aged officers soon find themselves in a situation like none other when a sadistic ex-cop and his theft hitmen are wreaking havoc throughout their city.

LIFE

Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds

Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

This science fiction horror film follows a six-member crew of the International Space Station that uncovers what initially seems to be the first evidence of life on Mars.

An ISS crew performs a successful capture of a space probe returning from Mars with a sample inside. The crew is tasked with studying the sample, which may be the first proof of extraterrestrial life. However, the study eventually backfires as the organism displays incredible strength and gains intelligence. Trapped aboard the ISS with the rapidly-growing organism, the crew must find out how to kill it before it manages to escape and decimate Earth.

THE LAST WORD

Shirley MacLaine, Amanda Seyfried

Comedy

Harriet (Shirley MacLaine) is a successful, retired businesswoman who wants to control everything around her until the bitter end. To make sure her life story is told her way, she pays off her local newspaper to have her obituary written in advance under her watchful eye. But Anne (Amanda Seyfried), the young journalist assigned to the task, refuses to follow the script and instead insists on finding out the true facts about Harriett’s life, resulting in a life-altering friendship.

Except for CHIPS (to open on Thursday), the rest will open at Gaisano Mall Cinemas on Wednesday.

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Beauty & the Beast smashes box-office http://mindanaotimes.net/beauty-the-beast-smashes-box-office/ http://mindanaotimes.net/beauty-the-beast-smashes-box-office/#comments Wed, 22 Mar 2017 03:40:30 +0000 http://mindanaotimes.net/?p=40767 ]]> DISNEY’S “Beauty and the Beast” shattered box office records in its opening weekend, taking a monster $175.7 million in North America and $357 million in total.

The film, featuring “Harry Potter” star Emma Watson as Belle to the frightening Beast played by Dan Stevens of “Downton Abbey” fame, set a number of benchmarks, including the biggest debut ever for a PG title both domestically and in foreign markets, where it took $182.3 million.

It passed the $166 million US opening weekend of last year’s “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” to become the top March opening of all time and beat “Iron Man 3″ to become the sixth-biggest domestic opening of all time.

Film site Fandango reported the movie had sold out at more than 1,000 showtimes in big cities and small, something more common for superhero blockbusters than for a family-oriented production.

“‘Beauty and the Beast’ will look to continue its domestic performance over the coming weeks after receiving an ‘A’ CinemaScore from opening day audiences, of which 72 percent were female,” said Brad Brevet of BoxOfficeMojo.

The movie, which had a whopping $300 million production and marketing budget, is the latest in an ever more lucrative production line of Disney live-action remakes of their animated classics that have recouped more than $4 billion worldwide.

It swept aside the previous North American box-office leader, Warner Brothers’ “Kong: Skull Island,” which managed a second-week take of $27.8 million — less than half its opening weekend sales.

“Kong,” which has taken in $109 million since its release, tells the story of a group of explorers on a mysterious island that proves to be the frightening domain of the mighty ape.

In third place on North American screens was “Logan,” in which Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine character helps a young girl with claws of her own (Dafne Keen). The Fox production earned $17.8 million for the weekend, and $184 million over three weeks.

Next was Universal’s dark thriller “Get Out,” with $13.4 million in weekend receipts. The Universal film recounts the increasingly tense encounter between a young black man played by Daniel Kaluuya and the family of his white girlfriend (Allison Williams). It has taken in $133.3 million in four weeks.

Fifth was Lionsgate’s “The Shack,” with Sam Worthington and Octavia Spencer, the story of a man who, after suffering a shocking personal tragedy, receives a mysterious invitation to go to a remote cabin deep in a forest. It took in $6 million for a three-week total of $42.5 million.

Rounding out the top 10 were:

“The Lego Batman Movie” ($4.6 million)

“The Belko Experiment” ($4.1 million)

“Hidden Figures” ($1.5 million)

“John Wick: Chapter 2″ ($1.2 million)

“Before I Fall” ($1 million)

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