How Did UPGRADE Perform at the Weekend Box-Office?

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 30: (L-R) Producer Jason Blum, director James Wan, director Leigh Whannell and actor Logan Marshall-Green arrive for the premiere of BH Tilt's "Upgrade" held at the Egyptian Theatre on May 30, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)

UpgradePosterDC 203x300 - How Did UPGRADE Perform at the Weekend Box-Office?This past Friday Blumhouse and writer-director Leigh Whannell’s new sci-fi action-horror flick Upgrade hit theaters. How did it do? Let’s find out!

The film opened in 6th place for the weekend earning an estimated $4.46 million debut. The micro-budgeted feature surpassed Box-Office Mojo‘s expectations as it took advantage of the best reviews of the new titles this weekend.

It’s on track for a solid run, possibly topping $10 million.

Exit polling was very positive with 46% of the overall audience giving it a definite recommend, scoring best with younger males with 90% rating it excellent or very good. Overall, 76% of the audience was 25 years or older while 64% of the audience was male vs. 36% female.

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The new Blumhouse film is written and directed by Leigh Whannell (Saw, Insidious) and stars Logan Marshall-Green (PrometheusThe Invitation) and Betty Gabriel (Get Out).

The film is now playing in theaters.


After his wife is killed during a brutal mugging that also leaves him paralyzed, Grey Trace (Logan Marshall-Green) is approached by a billionaire inventor with an experimental cure that will “upgrade” his body. The cure – an Artificial Intelligence implant called STEM – gives Grey physical abilities beyond anything experienced and the ability to relentlessly claim vengeance against those who murdered his wife and left him for dead.

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