Director/writer Jordan Peele has a hit on his hands, as the horror feature Get Out was the #1 film in the U.S. with a $30.52 million debut. Coming in a distant second was The Lego Batman Movie with $19 million, followed by a $9 million weekend from John Wick: Chapter Two. Here’s this weekend’s top 10:
1. Get Out – Considering it was made for just $4.5 million, this film will be a huge earner for Universal. $30.52 million
2. The Lego Batman Movie – Another strong showing with $19 million. To date, the flick has made over $220 million worldwide.
3. John Wick: Chapter Two – The sequel has already surpassed the original’s box office showing with a $126 million worldwide take. It makes $9 million domestically this weekend.
4. The Great Wall – Matt Damon fighting monsters in China wasn’t a made idea, since it’s already made over $265 internationally. Stateside, it takes in $8.71 million.
5. Fifty Shades Darker – $7.7 million
6. Fist Fight – Ice Cube/Charlie Day comedy is a box office disappointment with just $6.3 million in its second weekend.
7. Hidden Figures – $5.7 million
8. La La Land – $4.6 million
9. Split – Director M. Night’s Shyamalan’s biggest hit in hears makes $4.1 million, and it’s amassed over $221 million worldwide!
10. Lion – $3.87 million