BONNIE AARONS as The Nun and TAISSA FARMIGA as Sister Irene in New Line Cinema’s horror film “THE NUN,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release. CR: Cos Aelenei

The Nun had a record breaking debut at the box office with a $53.5 million showing and a first place finish, making it the best opening for a movie under The Conjuring universe (the top earner was The Conjuring, which took in $41.8 million during its 2013 debut). Coming in second was Crazy Rich Asians was $13.6 million. Here’s the top 10:

  1. The Nun – Horror flick’s $53.5 million debut is a stellar one, as it’s already turned a profit (the picture’s budget is #$22 million.
  2. Crazy Rich Asians – To date, the romantic comedy has earned over $130 million domestically. This weekend, it collects $13.6 million.
  3. PeppermintJennifer Garner action flick makes $13.2 million.
  4. The MegJason Statham shark movie earns $6 million.
  5. Searching – Critically acclaimed thriller co-starring John Cho makes $4.5 million.
  6. Mission: Impossible – FalloutTom Cruise’s latest continues to ride the money train with $3.8 million.
  7. Disney’s Christopher Robin – Family movie collects $3.1 million.
  8. Operation Finale – Drama makes $3 million.
  9. Alpha – Prehistoric dog movie checks in with $2.5 million.
  10. BlacKkKlansman Spike Lee feature collects $1.56 million.

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Posted by: Greg Srisavasdi