The Dark Tower takes over number one spot in US

Going all out to play 'all-out evil'

Going all out to play 'all-out evil'

"The Dark Tower", produced by a 50/50 partnership between Sony and MRC for a reported 60 million United States dollars, stars Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey, and managed to squeeze ahead of Warners" "Dunkirk', which took in another 17.6 million USD in its third weekend of release. The result was that 83% of The Dark Tower film audience indicated that they were definitely/probably interested in a TV series. The film garners a paltry 18% approval on the Rotten Tomatoes review site.

It has been a huge hit with cinema-goers and has already made 133.6 million dollars (£102.3 million) in the US.

August is traditionally the quietest month of the summer movie season. Those movies earned $10.2 million and $7.7 million respectively. Some other new releases included Halle Berry's Kidnap and Kathryn Bigelow's Detroit. Aviron acquired the film from a bankrupt Relativity, but the distributor declined to release the thriller's acquisition cost, making it hard to judge its performance.

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However, Christopher Nolan's World War II epic "Dunkirk" is still holding strong and took its domestic total to 133.6 million United States dollars. The Warner Bros. film had a three-day take of $17.6 million, according to industry website Exhibitor Relations.

Internationally, the $60 million-budgeted fantasy grossed a further $8 million from 19 countries, meaning it has recouped nearly half of its budget with the majority of global markets still to come, including the United Kingdom on August 18th. The film stars Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen, and marks Taylor Sheridan's directorial debut. This summer has lagged overall due to a number of big-budget movies flopping or underperforming, and this latest showing will only put the business farther behind.

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