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‘The Predator' Reboot Wins Box Office Despite Poor Reviews and Actor Controversy

One year ago   |   By Fortune

"The Predator," the latest installment in the sci-fi franchise by 20th Century Fox, topped the box office despite poor reviews and controversy during its rollout.
The film collected an estimated $24 million in theaters in the U.S. and Canada, beating three new releases, ComScore Inc. said in an email Sunday. "A Simple Favor" placed third, "White Boy Rick" came in fourth, and a new faith-based movie "Unbroken: Path to Redemption" was landed in ninth.
Fox tapped director Shane Black, the creator of "Lethal Weapon," to freshen the three-decade-old "Predator" franchise. But the film has had a...
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