‘The Predator’ Takes Box Office Crown With Unspectacular $24 Million Debut

The Predator was the #1 film at the box office, making $24 million domestically. Although that seems like a solid number, the picture’s budget is estimated at $88 million, and to date it’s generated just $54 million worldwide. Coming in second was The Nun with $18.2 million. Here’s the top 10:

  1. The Predator – Unfortunately this film doesn’t look like a big money maker for 20th Century Fox. $24 million.
  2. The Nun – The latest film from The Conjuring universe does well with $18.2 million.
  3. A Simple Favor – First rate suspense thriller with Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively debuts with a solid $16 million.
  4. White Boy RickMatthew McConaughey film debuts in just 2500 theaters (compared to The Predator’s 4,000) and makes $8.8 million.
  5. Crazy Rich Asians – Feature continues to over deliver with an $8.7 million weekend. Domestically, it’s made over $149 million!
  6. Peppermint Jennifer Garner revenge film takes in $6 million.
  7. The MegJason Statham shark movie is still swimming! $3.8 million
  8. SearchingJohn Cho headlined thriller takes in $3.2 million.
  9. Unbroken: Path to RedemptionUnbroken sequel makes $2.35 million in its first weekend.
  10. Mission: Impossible – Fallout Tom Cruise flick grabs $2.31 million for the final spot!

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‘The Nun’ Has Record Breaking Box Office Weekend With $53 Million Opening

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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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Continues Box Office Dominance With $22 Million Weekend

Crazy Rich Asians was the #1 movie for the third week in a row, as it made $22.2 million. Coming in a distant second was the Jason Statham shark movie The Meg with $10.5 million. Here’s the top 10:

  1. Crazy Rich Asians – To date, the flick has made over $110 million domestically. It collects $22.2 million this weekend.
  2. The Meg – Shark films takes in $10.5 million and internationally it’s amassed over $460 million.
  3. Mission: Impossible – FalloutTom Cruise flick is still alive and kicking with $7 million.
  4. Operation Finale – Feature opens in limited release but still manages $6 million.
  5. Searching – Thriller collects $5.7 million
  6. Disney’s Christopher Robin – Family film makes $5 million and currently it’s amassed in $85 million in domestic receipts.
  7. Alpha – Prehistoric dog film collects $4.4 million.
  8. The Happytime Murders – Puppet comedy does underwhelming business with $4.4 million.
  9. BlacKkKlansmanSpike Lee’s latest makes $4.1 million;
  10. Mile 22Mark Wahlberg action film makes $3.5 million and has disappointed with just $31 million in domestic business.

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Secures Box Office Victory For Second Week In A Row

Crazy Rich Asians had another fantastic weekend with a $25 million weekend, continuing its reign at the #1 spot for the second week in a row. The Meg was a distant second with $13 million while Melissa McCarthy’s The Happytime Murders flopped at #3 with just $10 million. Here’s the top 10:

  1. Crazy Rich Asians – It takes in $25 million this weekend  and has a worldwide gross of $83 million (on a $30 million budget!).
  2. The Meg – To date, it’s grossed over $408 million worldwide. This weekend it takes in $13 million.
  3. The Happytime Murders – It’s not a very happy time for these filmmakers with a sub-par $10 million debut.
  4. Mission: Impossible FalloutTom Cruise flick makes $8 million.
  5. Disney’s Christopher Robin – Family film collects $6.3 million.
  6. Mile 22 – Mark Wahlberg film underperforms in its second weekend with $6 million.
  7. Alpha – Prehistoric dog movie makes $5.6 million.
  8. BlacKkKlansman Spike Lee drama takes in $5.3 million and has collected over $32 million domestically.
  9. A.X.L. – Robotic dog movie debuts with $2.9 million.
  10. Slender Man – Thriller makes $2.7 million and has grossed over $25 million domestically. 

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Dominates At The Box Office With $25 Million Weekend

Crazy Rich Asians debuted at the #1 spot over the weekend with $25 million, followed by the Jason Statham shark film The Meg ($21.1 million). The top 10 is below!

  1. Crazy Rich Asians – Here’s proof that Asian led movies can do well if given the spotlight. $25 million.
  2. The Meg – It takes in $21.1 million and to date it’s grossed over $83 million domestically.
  3. Mile 22Mark Wahlberg action flick has subpar debut with $13.6 million
  4. Alpha – Prehistoric wolf dog movie makes $10.5 million.
  5. Mission: Impossible – FalloutTom Cruise feature ties Alpha with $10.5 million.
  6. Disney’s Christoper Robin – Family film takes in $8.8 million.
  7. BlackKkKlansmanSpike Lee’s latest earns $7 million.
  8. Slender Man – Thriller collects $8.8 million.
  9. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation – Animated flick $3.6 million.
  10. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again – Musical comedy earns $3.3 million.

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‘The Meg’ Trounces Box Office Competition With Stellar $44 Million Debut

The Meg debuted to a strong weekend with $44.5 million, and internationally the shark flick took in $97 million. Coming in a distant second was Mission: Impossible – Fallout. Here’s the top 10:

  1. The Meg – Feature, budgeted at $130 million, has already made $130 million worldwide.
  2. Mission: Impossible – FalloutTom Cruise flick continues to rake in the dough with $20 million.
  3. Disney’s Christopher Robin – Family film takes in $12.4 million.
  4. Slender Man – Horror film debuts with $11.3 million, which is a decent debut considering its $10 million budget.
  5. BlackKkKlansmanSpike Lee film earns $10.7 million
  6. The Spy Who Dumped Me – Comedy has been a disappointment as its second week showing was subpar with just $6.6 million.
  7. Mama Mia! Here We Go Again – Musical collects $5.8 million and it’s already made over $100 million domestically.
  8. The Equalizer 2 Denzel Washington flick grabs $5.5 million worth of business.
  9. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation – Animated feature collects $5.1 million.
  10. Ant-Man and the Wasp – Marvel film makes $4 million.

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