Insidious Red Door Sinks Indiana Jones at Box Office, Joy Ride Stalls – The Hollywood Reporter

Large summer tent poles continue to struggle at the domestic box office, where a horror image was taken down Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.

Insidious: The Red Door opened to an estimated $32.7 million to win the 7-9 weekend. July that struck out Indy 5which fell to No. 2 in its sophomore outing with an estimated $26.5 million.

The red door overperformed despite weak reviews, scoring the second-best opening of the series after 2013’s Insidious: Chapter 2 ($40.3 million), not adjusted for inflation.

Heading into the weekend, prerelease tracking had suggested that the fifth and final Sneak installment, helmed by series star Patrick Wilson in his directorial debut, would earn $25 million or more. Screen Gems partnered with Stage 6 Films and Blumhouse on the horror pic, which recreates the original cast, including Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins and Andrew Astor.

Disc of Fatefrom Lucasfilm and Disney, tumbled more than 55 percent as it limped past the $100 million mark domestically to finish Sunday with $248 million in worldwide box office sales.

The sleeper July Fourth struck Sound of Freedom, from Angel Studios, was third in North America with $17 million plus. The conservative-leaning film, which was crowd-funded, is doing big business in America’s heartland and in the South. The pic, which opened to big numbers on July 4 after earning an A+ CinemaScore from audiences, ended Sunday with a domestic tally of just $40 million.

Pixar and Disney Elementary held in No. 4, followed by Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse at No. 5.

Joy Ride, from Lionsgate, placed at No. 6 with a disappointing opening of $5.9 million. The pic, which had hoped for $7 million to $9 million, marks the second of several raunchy comedies to open at the summer box office as Hollywood tries to revive the genre. From the producers of Neighbors and co-screenwriter for Crazy rich Asians, Joy Ride stars Ashley Park, Sherry Cola, Stephanie Hsu and Sabrina Wu as four unlikely friends who embark on a once-in-a-lifetime international adventure.

Other highlights of the weekend: Elementary passed DC and Warner Bros.’ The lightning in the form of domestic ticket sales with a North American cume north of 109 million.

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