Rihanna Home tops Get Hard

Another family-oriented movie won big at the box office this past weekend. Rihanna's animation family movie Home easily took first place with $54 million in ticket sales. Its closest competition, Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell's comedy film Get Hard pulled in a respectable $34.6 million.

From Box Office Mojo:

While Home easily took first place, Get Hard was no slouch either: playing at 3,175 locations, the R-rated comedy opened to an estimated $34.6 million this weekend. That ranks third all-time among live-action Ferrell movies, and ranks second among Hart's recent slew of leading roles (behind Ride Along).

The movie's audience was 54 percent male and 61 percent were 25 years of age or older. Word-of-mouth is mixed ("B" CinemaScore), and reviews are terrible; add in the fact that this faces direct competition from Furious 7 next weekend, and there's a chance that this falls off quickly. Still, a final total over $100 million isn't out of the question.

Get Hard also stars rap mogul Clifford "T.I." Harris.

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    • B. Stoners

      Husband took Stoner 5 to see Home yesterday. He said he enjoyed it and Stoner 5 loved it. Kuddos to Rhianna for another succuessful notch under her belt. :clap:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nAbQogbMOk Buttercup

      This looks like a cute movie. I'll take Lil Butter if he wants to go.

      Morning :hi:

    • iWasteTime

      I can't wait for Fast 7! I love that franchise (except Tokyo Drift :kona: )

      Jr does not want to see HOME! :wail: Punk self :lol: I have to wait for it to hit movie 25 or Showbox :sigh:

    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FjWe31S_0g Milanisti

      I would love to take Milan 3 & 1 to see this, but will have to wait til it comes out on demand. They won't sit still long enough to watch it :tea:

    • https://www.etsy.com/shop/AMarieNaturals lovezoe

      I think I may take the kiddos to see this.

    • Mother Of Dragons, The Next Supreme (proud nerd)

      I think we'll go and see this on Saturday. It seems like something the whole family would enjoy :yes:

    • San ah make ya dance

      :shrugs: 2 different audiences and we know kids rule when it comes to doing something :)

    • Str8tUpMenace

      :cheer: Congrats to Rih!!!

      I wanna see Home, but my loser boys don't wanna see it :rolleyes:

    • B. Stoners

      I'm not big on Aliens, so I was happy hubby volunteered to take her. I took her to see Cinderella last weekend. It was good too. I love all the colors and how they were able to bring that story to life.

    • sassyshe

      Morning all :waves:

    • San ah make ya dance

      Where Blanche at? Girl guess who the one brought those things to the house :no: His azz :facepalm:

    • ShadeQueen46

      Kevin is not funny. Just short & loud. I don't understand people who think he's funny.

    • Phrozen1der

      I bet it was a bunch of grown ups in that movie :lol:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nAbQogbMOk Buttercup

      We've been in my hometown the past couple of weekends and we have to go again this weekend. Lil Butter won't stay inside long enough to get cleaned up and go to a movie. He definitely enjoys country living.

    • https://www.facebook.com/lists/10150387562179388#!/video.php?v=347882248719363 User Friendly

      I took off for good friday/passover. We going then.

    • WhoDat

      I can’t wait for Fast 7! I love that franchise (except Tokyo Drift :kona: )
      Dub20 has been a huge fan of that franchise since day UNO. Her uncle has a rebuilt IROC and him and her dad unleashed her on it out in the country where they live.

      Me, her aunt, and sister wife: :pray: + :facepalm:
      Her daddy: :blink:
      Dub20 and her uncle: :yahoo:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nAbQogbMOk Buttercup

      I took off for good friday/passover. We going then.
      This year will be the first Good Friday I've EVER worked. I don't know how I'll manage. I hope I don't decide to call out :hahaha:

    • B. Stoners

      Last weekend the theater was FULL of :gay: I looked back at the row behind me, the entire row was filled with them. Then sitting next to me was a dude watching Cinderella all be himself. There was a couple on the other side of my daughter. Audience FULL of grown ass people, getting their lives to Cinderella. :facepalm:

    • WhoDat

      My mama taking Dub10 to see Home. They went to see Cinderella last Wednesday.

      *I think my mother enjoys these movies more than Dub10. She also volunteered to take all the grands to see "Annie" at Christmas.

    • WhoDat

      Audience FULL of grown ass people, getting their lives to Cinderella.
      See comment about MY MAMA

    • http://instagram.com/p/xf0TD-kTEZ/ A.J.


    • iWasteTime

      My mama taking Dub10 to see Home. They went to see Cinderella last Wednesday.

      I want to see Cinderella and I can not explain the joy in my :heart: that there is a live action Beauty and the Beast :yahoo: It is my favorite tale and when I do read a romance it is ALWAYS based on this theme.

    • https://www.facebook.com/lists/10150387562179388#!/video.php?v=347882248719363 User Friendly

      B Stona: cinderella is a old ass story, so yeah. :lol:

      My lil gay ass cousin put putting a towel on his head since birth. Think he bout 30 now :think: late 20s maybe. Came out the womb twirling. :nun: <---towel hair

    • Phrozen1der

      @BStoners :rofl: I knew it!

    • Flawless

      my kids enjoyed this movie, I fell asleep.

    • SellieBaby

      It was ok...I'm more of a Pixar (a la Monter's INC, Toy Story) gal.