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After seeing Captain America: Civil War, we’ve all been anxiously waiting for Tom Holland’s stand alone Spider-Man film. And when the first trailer premiered at CinemaCon, we sat at the edge of our seats, bitting our nails as our favorite teenage superhero flooded our computer screens. So, it’s no surprise that Spider-Man not only tops the domestic box office, but it also tops our MoviePass Member Top 5. And though, you didn’t need spidey senses to see that coming, let’s take a look at just how well it performed among members.

#1: SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING

Synopsis: Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, young Peter Parker returns home to live with his Aunt May. Under the watchful eye of mentor Tony Stark, Parker starts to embrace his newfound identity as Spider-Man. He also tries to return to his normal daily routine — distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just a friendly neighborhood superhero. Peter must soon put his powers to the test when the evil Vulture emerges to threaten everything that he holds dear.

As we mentioned, Spider-Man: Homecoming tops this week’s list, but by how much? Claiming 43.73% of member check-ins, the latest film in the Marvel franchise performed 4x better than its top competition, Baby Driver. This performance is mirrored at the domestic box office where the feature debuted at #1, grossing approximately $117 million! Overseas, the film earned at an additional $140 million, bringing its total gross to $257 million on a $175 million budget!

Critically….well, Marvel never disappoints. Spider-Man: Homecoming currently holds a 93% score on Rotten Tomatoes and a 92% score among audiences! Christopher Orr of The Atlantic gives it glowing accolades writing “Homecoming gets so many things right that it’s almost difficult to catalog them.” Joe Morgenstern of The Wall Street Journal states, ““Spider-Man: Homecoming” feels breezily, pleasingly fresh.” After two previous reincarnations—Toby Maguire and Andrew Garfield, we’re so happy to see Spider-Man where he belongs, at home, in the Marvel Universe.

 

#2: BABY DRIVER

Synopsis: Talented getaway driver Baby (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. After meeting the woman (Lily James) of his dreams, he sees a chance to ditch his shady lifestyle and make a clean break. Coerced into working for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey), Baby must face the music as a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom.

This week, Spider-Man vanquishes Baby Driver which claims 9.45% of member check-ins. Last week, the heist comedy, topped our list with 30.05% of member check-ins, but with the release of such a highly anticipated superhero flick, Baby Driver’s fall in rankings is expected. Domestically, the film fell from #2 to #3, earning $12.75 million in its second weekend. To put this in perspective, this gross is only 38% lower than that of its debut weekend ($21 million), which still indicates a solid performance. To date, the film has grossed $70.88 million on a $34 million production budget. And among critics and filmgoers alike, Baby Driver is one of the summer’s shiniest gems with a 97% score on Rotten Tomatoes. Apart from its cinematic merits, the soundtrack is definitely a banger. for those who’ve seen the film, we thought you’d appreciate a lil’ karaoke from its stars.

#3: THE BIG SICK

Synopsis: Kumail is a Pakistani comic who meets an American graduate student named Emily at one of his stand-up shows. As their relationship blossoms, he soon becomes worried about what his traditional Muslim parents will think of her. When Emily suddenly comes down with an illness that leaves her in a coma, Kumail finds himself developing a bond with her deeply concerned mother and father.

Gotta love a good indie rom-com, especially when it written by the real-life couple that it’s about. Penned by the hilarious duo Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, The Big Sick rises in ranking this week, to claim the #3 spot on our list. With 8.14% of weekend check-ins, the film has experienced a 3% increase in popularity among members. The feature is flourishing at the domestic box office, where its risen from #12 to #8 in ranking. In fact, it actually experienced a 120.9% increase in earnings during its second weekend, grossing $3.65 million. To date, the film has earned approximately $6.98 million and IndieWire predicts that the indie gem may even break a couple of records.We’re gonna argue that phenomenal buzz will continue to propel the feature. After all, a 97% score on Rotten Tomatoes doesn’t lie. And the critics can’t persuade you, The Big Sick has an audience score of 92%.

#4: THE BEGUILED

Synopsis: Cpl. John McBurney is an injured Union soldier who finds himself on the run as a deserter during the Civil War. He seeks refuge at an all-female Southern boarding school where the teachers and students seem more than willing to help. Soon, sexual tensions lead to dangerous rivalries as the women tend to his wounded leg while offering him comfort and companionship.

At #4 on our MoviePass Member Top 5 is Cannes-winner, The Beguiled. This week, the period piece claims 5.78% of weekend check-ins, compared to last week’s 11.39%. Domestically, the feature fell from #8 to #10, despite its expansion to an additional 267 theaters. To date, the film has grossed $8.29 million, with approximately 10% (850k) of it from overseas ticket sales. Though critically, it hasn’t faired as well as the previous three films on our list, The Beguiled holds a 78% score on Rotten Tomatoes and it made Sofia Coppola the second women to ever win the best director prize at Cannes. With a cast that includes Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, and Colin Farrell, we’d argue that the film is worth the swipe of your MoviePass card, if you haven’t seen it already.

 

#5: THE HOUSE

Synopsis: Scott and Kate Johansen must figure out a way to earn some money after their daughter’s scholarship falls through. When all else fails, the desperate couple join forces with their neighbor Frank to start an underground casino in his home. As the cash rolls in and the good times fly, Scott and Kate soon learn that they may have bitten off more than they can chew.

Rounding out this week’s list is the Will Ferrell-Amy Poehler comedy, The House which claims 5.49% of check-ins. With an 18% score on Rotten Tomatoes, the film hasn’t faired well critically, finding more favor among filmgoers with an audience score of 44%. These reviews could be the reason for The House’s soft performance at the box office. On a $40 million production budget, the movie’s current world wide gross is $24.03 million. Hopefully, the two A-list stars can help the feature break even. So, we’ll keep our eye on things.

IN THEATERS THIS WEEK

We’re not sure about you, but the latest reboot of the “Planet of the Apes” franchise has got us going nuts. So, we’re looking forward to War for the Planet of the Apes. Then, we’ll follow it up with the teenage horror flick, Wish Upon. Finally, we’ll round things out with the acclaimed indie period piece, Lady Macbeth. 

WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES

Synopsis: Caesar (Andy Serkis) and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless colonel (Woody Harrelson). After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both of their species and the future of the planet.

WISH UPON

Synopsis: Jonathan Shannon (Ryan Phillippe) gives his 17-year-old daughter Clare (Joey King) an old music box that promises to grant its owner seven wishes. Skeptical at first, Clare becomes seduced by its dark powers when her life starts to radically improve with each wish. Everything seems perfect until she realizes that every wish she makes causes the people who are closest to her to die in violent and elaborate ways.

LADY MACBETH

Synopsis: In rural England, 1865, a woman who is trapped in a loveless marriage to a much older man begins a passionate affair with a man her own age.

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