Month: January 2019

‘Escape Room’ is the First Genre Hit of 2019!

By Brad Miska January  6, 2019 Sony Screen Gems’ low budget genre thriller Escape Room nearly took down the superhero powerhouse known as Aquaman at this weekend’s box office. Early showings were packed for the Adam Robitel-directed film in which six strangers find themselves locked in the world’s hardest (and deadliest) escape rooms and must …

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Weekend Box Office: ‘Escape Room’ Scaring Up $17M

By Pamela McClintock January 4, 2019 The only new nationwide offering this weekend is Sony’s PG-13 thriller Escape Room. The film, costing a modest $9 million to produce, is exceeding expectations with a Friday gross of $7.7 million, including $2.3 million in Thursday previews, for a revised domestic debut of $17.5 million. If those estimates …

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