Mayonnaise still does not set. French cinemas remained under the bar of one million weekly admissions in early August, with 940,384 admissions from July 29 to August 4, according to the barometer published Wednesday by CBO Box-office. In the absence of American blockbusters and several expected French releases, the handful of novelties are trying to find a place in the sun.
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With nearly 110,000 spectators, the comedy T'as pécho? tops the box office for its theatrical release. A schoolboy (Paul Kircher) falls in love with a schoolgirl (Inès d'Assomption) and asks her for lessons in seduction. The Scooby cartoon ! bite guard in week four with 93,488 spectators.
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Divorce Club , a French comedy starring Arnaud Ducret and François-Xavier Demaison, lost one place and ended up in third position with 83,643 spectators. Michaël Youn's comedy is neck and neck with a new French release, Terrible Jungle , an adventure film starring Catherine Deneuve and Vincent Dedienne. The film by Hugo Benamozig and David Caviglioli drew 83,427 viewers in the first week.
Simply Black , a comedy co-directed by Jean-Pascal Zadi and John Wax, fell to fifth place with 73,084 admissions. The film in which appears a bunch of personalities in their own role, from singers JoeyStarr and Soprano to actor Omar Sy, is approaching the bar of 600,000 spectators in one month.
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Summer 85 by François Ozon drew some 55,031 spectators in front of 573 screens in the third week, for a total of 269,506 spectators. Two new cartoons exceed 40,000 spectators: the German Dreams and the Korean Snow White, the red shoes and the seven dwarfs .
1. Did you catch? : 109,661 entries, 516 copies
2. Scooby! : 93,488 entries (cumulative for four weeks: 573,712) - copies: 634
3. Divorce Club : 83,643 entries (cumulative third week: 455,010) - copies: 617
4. Terrible jungle : 83,427 entries, 441 copies
5. Quite simply black : 73,084 entries (total fourth week: 595,288) - copies: 666