Scorch Trials tops Box Office
The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials ended its first week out at the top of the North American Box Office.
The Scorch Trials, which is the second movie in the Maze Runner series, a sci-fi series involving teenagers whose minds have been erased, made $30.3 million in its first week.
In second place was another debutant, Black Mass, a biopic of Irish-American mobster James “Whitey” Bulger, played by Johnny Depp.
Depp is earning rave reviews for playing the gangster, who is currently serving life in prison on murder and racketeering charges.
Rounding out the top 5 are low budget thriller The Visit, Sanaa Lathan & Michael Ealy’s The Perfect Guy, and a movie about a group of climbers that find themselves engulfed in a blinding blizzard on the side of Mt. Everest, Everest.