Published: Mon, August 06, 2018
Electronics | By Shannon Stone

'Mission: Impossible' beats Winnie-the-Pooh at box office

'Mission: Impossible' beats Winnie-the-Pooh at box office

Players can also exchange themed items for Mission: Impossible - Fallout outfits to use during the promotional campaign. Ewan McGregor stars as the eponymous Christopher Robin, while Jim Cummings returns to voice Winnie the Pooh and Tigger, and Brad Garrett joins as Eeyore.

While fans go that extra mile to watch their favourite star's films on the big screen, Tom Cruise's fans have taken their fandom up a notch.

Also attending will be Brad Garrett, who lends his voice to misanthropic donkey Eeyore, and Toby Jones, who voices Owl, as well as Mark Gatiss, who plays Christopher Robin's demanding boss Giles Winslow.

On the other hand, The Fate Of The Furious, is an action movie that does much better with the millennial generation, which makes a little more sense, considering The Fast And The Furious franchise began in the early 2000's.

Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at US and Canadian theaters, according to comScore. Chinese authorities, per usual, did not give a reason. "We think this movie will have legs".

There was a similar crackdown in Russian Federation years ago when social media wags compared president Vladimir Putin to Dobby the House Elf from Harry Potter.

Tom Cruise easily conquered Winnie the Pooh at the domestic box office. The next closest studio is Universal, with 14 percent. If nothing else, the film raised the profile of the 92-year-old Pooh, who still generates more than $1 billion in merchandise sales annually for Disney.

Disney's live-action Winnie-the-Pooh revival "Christopher Robin" opened on the low side of expectation with $25 million. It took in a modest $12.4 million.

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