By Brent Lang
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The Girl on the Train" pulled into the station with a $24.7 million opening, a solid result despite the fact that the mystery debuted as much of the U.S. Southeast was being pummeled by Hurricane Matthew. (But $2 to $4 million less than what analysts had hoped).
Its success is a shot in the arm to DreamWorks, which optioned the Paula Hawkins' best-seller about an alcoholic woman (Emily Blunt), who must piece together a mysterious disappearance.
Nate Parker's 'Birth of a Nation' opened almost identically to Matthew McConaughey's 'Free State of Jones'
Emily Blunt‘s highly-anticipated new movie The Girl on the Train came in first place at the box office with a $24.7 million debut! According to THR, the film adaptation of Paula Hawkins‘s best-selling novel took in $16.5 million ove...
Riding atop the weekend’s box office is the new Emily Blunt thriller, “The Girl on the Train,” outpacing fellow new releases “The Birth of a Nation” and “Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life.” “Girl,” from Universal Pictures, p...