The Widows and Save or perish arrive in second and third positions.
Christmas is coming and it is starting to be felt in the dark rooms. The two films stamped “Christmas” are in the top 5 of the best sessions of the November 28, 2018. The Grinch arrives in first position in the ranking with 2 981 entries for 21 copies. This is the best score of the career of Yarrow Cheney, whose previous film, Like beasts, had made 2 669 entries in the first sessions to its release in 2016. Despite his good start, The Grinch cannot compete with the second and third strands of the saga of Me, ugly and nasty, also produced by Universal Pictures, which had respectively achieved 5 510 and 7 359 entries.
Save-or-Perish, The Grinch, The Widows : the films at the cinema this week
The new film from Steve McQueen comes in second position. 1 580 spectators parisians moved in 18 rooms to see The Widows. Steve McQueen did slightly less well than with 12 Years a slave, who had gathered together 2 408 inputs to its output in 2014. It beat all the same Save or die a good hundred entries. 1 419 tickets were sold in 26 theaters for the new movie from Frédéric Tellier, starring Pierre Niney. The film achieves a score slightly below that of The Case of Sk1, the previous film of the director (1 471 accessions). The second-to-last film of Pierre Niney, The Promise of the dawn, had attracted slightly more viewers (1 844 entries).
The Grinch : Well struck ! [Critical]
Lola and her brothers is fourth with nearly two times less entries than Save or die. The new film from Jean-Paul Rouve has made 795 entries for 17 copies, a score well below his previous film, Memories (1 272 entries). The nutcracker and the four kingdoms closes the ranking of 748 people in its 17 rooms, with a score dinky for a Disney movie. The remake in live-action beauty and The beast had drawn 3 386 spectators during the first sessions the last year.