• ‘The Meg' Takes a Bite Out of ‘Mission: Impossible' at the Box Office

    3 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Film critics, you're going to need a bigger boat.
    ''The Meg,'' a Warner Bros. thriller featuring a 70-foot shark, smashed forecasts to open as the No. 1 film in North American theaters this weekend, toppling Tom Cruise's "Mission: Impossible" and outdrawing a new Spike Lee picture.
    Starring Jason Statham as a diving expert on a rescue mission, "The Meg" brought in $44.5 million in the U.S and Canada, researcher ComScore Inc. estimated Sunday in an email, beating "Mission: Impossible - Fallout" at $20 million. Sony Corp.'s horror film, ''Slender Man,'' opened with $11.3 million, while Lee's...
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