Sony’s faith-based drama “War Room” edges out the popular N.W.A biopic “Straight Outta Compton” to lead the lackluster U.S. box office over the weekend.
(R Reports) – The Box Office numbers are out… and rap group N.W.A. is still selling hard.
The group’s biopic “Straight Outta Compton” cruised steady in Number 1 for a third consecutive week.
(UNIVERSAL PICTURES / PARAMOUNT PICTURES / WARNER BROTHERS / TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX / STX ENTERTAINMENT) – “Straight Outta Compton”, a biopic about rap group N.W.A., debuted to an impressive $56.1 million this weekend in 2,757 theaters, making it the biggest ever August debut for an R-rated movie, outpacing the previous best set by “American Pie 2”.