Universal’s newest thriller from writer and directer Jordan Peele Us hit theatres over the weekend and shot to the top of the domestic box office. The thriller opened with an estimated $70.3 million. The opening bested Jordan Peele’s last horror film Get Out, also distributed by Universal Pictures, which opened with $33.4 million.
Dropping to second place was Disney and Marvel’s Captain Marvel which took in another $35 million domestically. In the three weeks since the film’s release Captain Marvel has generated $910 million worldwide in revenue. Dropping one spot to the number three spot was Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon’s Wonder Park which took in another $9.0 million. The film has taken in an estimated $39.7 million since release.
Rounding out the top five were Five Feet Apart from LionsGate which took in another $8.8 million as well as Universal and DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World which took in another $6.5 million.
- Us (Universal) $70.3 million
- Captain Marvel (Disney) $35.0 million
- Wonder Park (Paramount) $9.0 million
- Five Feet Apart (LionsGate) $8.8 million
- How to Train Your Dragon 3 (Universal) $6.5 million
Next week sees the wide release of the live action remake of Dumbo from Disney. The comedy The Beach Bum from Neon will also be released.