‘A Quiet Place’ Beats ‘Ready Player One’ At The Box Office With $50 Million Showing

A Quiet Place

Left to right: Emily Blunt plays Evelyn Abbott and and John Krasinski plays Lee Abbott in A QUIET PLACE from Paramount Pictures.

Director/actor John Krasinski and wife/co-star Emily Blunt have a hit on their hands, as A Quiet Place some box office noise over the weekend with a $50 million showing. The picture easily beast second place finisher Ready Player One and fellow newcomer Blockers. Rounding out the rear is Wes Anderson’s latest Isle of Dogs (#10, $4.6 million). Here’s this weekend’s top!

  1. A Quiet Place – $50 million
  2. Ready Player One – The Steven Spielberg flick makes $25 million and to date it’s amassed over $390 million worldwide!
  3. Blockers – $21 million
  4. Black Panther – It collects $8.4 million this weekend and has already made over $665 million domestically!
  5. I Can Only Imagine – Faith based drama is doing strong box office as it’s made over $69 million domestically. This weekend it collects $8.3 million.
  6. Tyler Perry’s Acrimony – $8 million
  7. Chappaquiddick – Drama starring Jason Clarke and Kate Mara takes in $6.2 million.
  8. Sherlock Gnomes – $5.6 million
  9. Pacific Rim Uprising – $4.9 million
  10. Isle of Dogs – $4.6 million

 

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‘Ready Player One’ Dominates Box Office With $41 Million Easter Weekend

Ready Player One

Director Steven Spielberg, who received his share of acclaim with The Post, hits the target once again as Ready Player One made over $41 million during the Easter weekend. Fellow newcomer Tyler Perry’s Acrimony came in at #2 with $17.1 million, followed by Black Panther with $11.26 million. Here’s the top 10:

1. Ready Player OneSteven Spielberg’s latest epic takes in $41.2 million.
2. Tyler Perry’s Acrimony – $17.1 million
3. Black Panther – $11.26 million
4. I Can Only Imagine – Faith based drama collects $10.75 million. To date it’s made over $55 million domestically.
5. Pacific Rim Uprising – Action epic co-starring John Boyega and Cailee Spaeny checks in with $9.2 million.
6. Sherlock Gnomes – $7 million
7. Love, Simon – $4.8 million
8. Tomb Raider – Box office misfire starring Alicia Vikander collects $4.7 million.
9. A Wrinkle in Time – $4.6 million
10. Paul, Apostle of Christ – Religious epic, centering on the lives of Paul (James Faulkner) and Luke (Jim Caviezel) takes in $3.5 million. The project, budgeted at $5 million, has amassed $11.5 million stateside to date.

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John Boyega Means Business As ‘Pacific Rim’ Producer

At age 25, John Boyega is already a force to be reckoned with in Hollywood — not just as an actor, but now as a producer. Building on his success in his two Star Wars movies, The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi, Boyega decided to become a hyphenate in Pacific Rim: Uprising, both starring in and producing the film. Boyega told us there was a pretty steep learning curve in the new job, but he’s happy to be jumping into the business end of show business.

Pacific Rim: Uprising is playing in theaters now.

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‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Star Cailee Spaeny Checks Into The ‘El Royale’

Cailee Spaeny

(L to R) Cadets Amara (CAILEE SPAENY) and Jinhai (WESLEY WONG) in the Bracer Phoenix Conn-Pod in “Pacific Rim Uprising.” The globe-spanning conflict between otherworldly monsters of mass destruction and the human-piloted super-machines built to vanquish them was only a prelude to the all-out assault on humanity. Photo Credit: Jasin Boland

Initially focused on pursing a music career, Cailee Spaeny is making huge strides as an actress thanks to her scene stealing work in Pacific Rim Uprising. As the brave and determined Amara Namani, the Springfield, Missouri native spent six months in Australia and China.

Pacific Rim Uprising is her feature film debut and before shooting that movie, she had never traveled outside the U.S. It’s an exciting time for the actress, who also landed a plum role in director Drew Goddard’s Bad Times at the El Royale. Co-starring Jeff Bridges, Chris Hemsworth, and Dakota Johnson, the feature centers on a cast of individuals whose lives collide at a Lake Tahoe area hotel.

Click on the media bar to hear Cailee Spaeny discuss her upcoming role at Bad Times at the El Royale.

Pacific Rim Uprising, now playing nationwide, co-stars John Boyega and Scott Eastwood.

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‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Dethrones ‘Black Panther’ With $28 Million Weekend

Pacific Rim Uprising

(L to R, center) CAILEE SPAENY as Amara, SCOTT EASTWOOD as Lambert and JOHN BOYEGA as Jake with Amara’s fellow Cadets in “Pacific Rim Uprising.” The globe-spanning conflict between otherworldly monsters of mass destruction and the human-piloted super-machines built to vanquish them was only a prelude to the all-out assault on humanity.

Pacific Rim Uprising unseated Black Panther to capture the #1 spot at the box office, taking in $28 million in its debut weekend. Black Panther had another strong weekend with $16.6 million, good enough for second place while the faith based drama I Can Only Imagine continued its successful run with $13.8 million. Here’s the top 10:

  1. Pacific Rim Uprising – It did land at the top spot,but it has to continue its solid run as it’s budget is estimated at $150 million! $28 million
    2. Black Panther – It has made over $630 million domestically, and this weekend  it takes in $16.6 million.
    3. I Can Only Imagine – Drama makes $13.8 million  and has collected over $38 million domestically. It’s a huge hit considering its $7 million budget!
    4. Sherlock Gnome – A $10.6 million debut is disappointing for this $59 million budgeted flick.
    5. Tomb Raider – Flick plummets in its second weekend with $10.4 million.
    6. A Wrinkle in Time – $8 million
    7. Love, Simon – Critically acclaimed flick takes in $7 million
    8. Paul, Apostle of Christ – Its $5 million debut was not too shabby, since it opened in just over 1,400 screens (compared to 3,700 plus with Pacific Rim Uprising. Plus, its production budget is $5 million
    9. Game Night – $4.1 million
    10. Midnight Sun – Romantic drama collects $4.1 million its its debut weekend.

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