'Bridget Jones's Baby' Disappoints at Box Office

PHOTO: This image released by Universal Pictures shows Renee Zellweger in a scene from "Bridget Joness Baby." PlayUniversal Pictures via AP
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"Bridget Jones's Baby" didn't deliver at the box office over the weekend.

The third film in the series, again starring Renee Zellweger as the titular character, earned an estimated total of just $8.2 million to open in third place.

It was, however, the top movie overseas, drawing $29.9 million.

"Blair Witch," a follow-up to the 1999 horror hit "The Blair Witch Project," debuted in second place, collecting $9.7 million domestically.

Oliver Stone's latest flick, "Snowden," starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as whistle-blower Edward Snowden, finished in fourth place, with an $8 million debut.

For the second weekend in a row, the Clint Eastwood-directed drama "Sully," with Tom Hanks as "Miracle on the Hudson" pilot Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, was the number-one movie, raising $22 million.

Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated ticket sales, according to comScore:

  • 1. "Sully," $22 million
  • 2. "Blair Witch," $9.7 million
  • 3. "Bridget Jones's Baby," $8.2 million
  • 4. "Snowden," $8 million
  • 5. "Don't Breathe," $5.6 million
  • 6. "When the Bough Breaks," $5.5 million
  • 7. "Suicide Squad," $4.7 million
  • 8. "The Wild Life," $2.7 million
  • 9. "Kubo and the Two Strings," $2.5 million
  • 10. "Pete's Dragon," $2 million
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