Focus Features’ theatrical continuation of Downton Abbey climbed to the top of the social ladder and the domestic box office over the weekend as the film took in $31.0 million and top spot. The film also opened internationally adding another $30.8 million.
Opening in second spot was 20th Century Fox’s sci-fi thriller Ad Astra. The pic opened with an estimated $19.2 million at the domestic box office while it also added another $26 million internationally for a total cume of $45.2 million.
Third place saw another new release with Rambo: Last Blood opening with $19.0 million. The opening is slightly ahead of the last film in the franchise way back in 2008. That film opened with $18.2 million and went on to gross $113 million worldwide.
Rounding out the top five films was Warner Bros. / New Line Cinema’s It: Chapter 2 with another $17.2 million followed by STX Entertainment’s Hustlers with $17.0 million.
- Downton Abbey (Focus) $31.0 mil
- Ad Astra (Fox) $19.2 mil
- Rambo: Last Blood (LGF) $19.0 mil
- It: Chapter 2 (WB/NL) $17.2 mil
- Hustlers (STX) $17.0 mil
Next weekend will see the release of Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Animation’s animated feature Abominable as well as the horror thriller The Curse of Buckout Road from Vertical Entertainment.