Monday Update: Rampage ramped it up this weekend, as the Warner Bros.’ fantasy action movie starring Dwayne Johnson debuted in first with $35.7 million. Last weekend’s leader, Paramount’s horror A Quiet Place, wasn’t too far behind with $32.9 million and second place. The film’s 34.3 percent second weekend decline was very much
Monday Update: A Quiet Place was far louder than expected this weekend, with a $50.2 million debut. Pre-release expectations had generally projected a $30-$35 million start. Paramount’s horror followed in the footsteps of It, Get Out, and Split in continuing an unprecedented strong streak of horror titles at the box office in 2017 and 2018.
Monday Update: Steven Spielberg posted his best opening weekend in a decade, as Warner Bros.’ Ready Player One began with $41.7 million. In addition to its Thursday opening, the film’s total stands at $53.7 million. Coming about in line with pre-release expectations, the title marks Spielberg’s highest debut since Indiana Jones and the
Saturday Update: Ready Player One rang up an estimated $15.2 million on Friday, per Warner Bros. That brings the Steven Spielberg/Ernest Cline adaptation up to a healthy $27.205 million domestically through two days of release. The studio reports that $1.825 million of Friday’s take came from IMAX venues. Overall, RPO‘s two-day tally