Mission Impossible: Fall Out Scores Big at the Box Office


The latest Mission: Impossible soars to a record 61.5 million dollars at the weekend box office. That makes "Fallout" the biggest opening in the history of the 22-year-old franchise, as it just beat out 2000's "Mission: Impossible II." The Paramount film was also the second highest-grossing opening weekend for Cruise, eclipsed only by 2005's "War of the Worlds." "Fallout" also exceeded industry expectations for a $50 million opening.This weekend is not just a big win for Cruise, but also for Paramount.It marks the biggest opening of the year for a studio that has been struggling. Paramount ranks sixth in box office revenue among major studios in 2018.The film, which also stars Rebecca Ferguson and Henry Cavill, was also a big win around the world bringing in $153.5 million globally. Read more at: www.money.cnn.com