Split

Director/writer M. Night Shyamalan’s psychological thriller Split was the #1 film over the weekend, beating out newcomer A Dog’s Purpose (#2, $18.3 million). Starring James McAvoy and Anya Taylor-Joy, Split is one of Shyamalan’s best received films and it continues the momentum he received from the success of The Visit. Although Resident Evil: The Final Chapter managed just a fourth place debut with $13.8 million, the picture has already generated over $64.5 million worldwide. With a reasonable $40 million budget, this “final chapter” should turn a profit for Sony. Here’s the top 10:

1. Split - $26.2 million

2. A Dog’s Purpose - Controversy didn’t stop this family film from having a huge opening. $18.3 million

3. Hidden Figures - One of this year’s early sleeper hits. This weekend, it makes $14 million.

4. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter - $13.8 million

5. La La Land - $12 million

6. xXx: The Return of Xander Cage - This movie continues to plummet down the charts. Manages just $8.2 million in its second weekend.

7. Sing - $6.21 million

8. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - $5.1 million

9. Monster Trucks - $4.1 million

10. Gold - Matthew McConaughey film makes $3.4 million

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Posted by: Greg Srisavasdi


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