Daniel Garris, Shawn Robbins and Alex Edghill contributed to this report.
Fox's Deadpool arrives in theatres this holiday weekend riding on an enormous wave of strong online buzz. Anticipation for the antihero comic book adaptation starring Ryan Reynolds has been building up for months thanks in part to the continued strength of the film's marketing campaign.
|Title||Weekend Gross||CHG LW%|
|Kung Fu Panda 3||$23,000,000||8%|
|How to Be Single||$19,000,000||--|
|Star Wars: The Force Awakens||$7,300,000||5%|
|The Revenant (2015)||$6,500,000||-6%|
|Ride Along 2||$4,100,000||-10%|
|The Finest Hours||$3,700,000||-23%|
|Pride and Prejudice and Zombies||$3,600,000||-32%|