Us scares up $70 million to top the Weekend Box Office

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.

  1. Us (Universal) $70.3 million
  2. Captain Marvel (Disney) $35.0 million
  3. Wonder Park (Paramount) $9.0 million
  4. Five Feet Apart (LionsGate) $8.8 million
  5. 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.

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