The Meg will swim down to second place this weekend's box office as Jason Statham’s latest hit can’t hold back the debut of Crazy Rich Asians.
The Meg will earn $21.5 million from 4,118 locations for a second place finish in its second weekend. The shark movie earned $45 million in its opening weekend. In total, that film has earned $83 million domestic and $154 million at the international box office so far.
At the top of the box office this weekend Crazy Rich Asians, the romantic comedy featured an almost entirely Asian cast. The film, which stars Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Awkwafina, and Michelle Yeoh, and earned $16 million on Friday and over $25 million in its opening weekend.
Also opening this weekend is Mile 22, the latest film starring Mark Wahlberg. The film will earn $13.6 million from 3,520 locations. Wahlberg plays a member of an elite CIA team. Lauren Cohan and Ronda Rousey co-star.
After four weeks, Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible - Fallout falls to fourth place, where it is tied with opener Alpha at $10.5 million for the weekend. Fallout's domestic total will rise to $180.7 million. The film has earned $463 million globally.
Alpha stars Kodi Smit-McPhee as a boy who befriends a wolf during the Ice Age, essentially serving as an origin story for the relationship between man and man’s best friend. The film also stars Leonor Varela and Jens Hulten and is directed by Albert Hughes.
Christopher Robin drops into sixth place, earning just shy of $9 million. That brings the domestic box office total of Disney’s live-action Winnie the Pooh movie to about $66.9 million.
Rounding out the top ten this week are Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman, Slender Man, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, and Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. Keep reading to see how the top ten films at the box office this weekend stack up.
1. Crazy Rich Asians
Friday: $7.2 million
Weekend: $25.2 million
Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend's wedding in Singapore. She's also surprised to learn that Nick's family is extremely wealthy and he's considered one of the country's most eligible bachelors. Thrust into the spotlight, Rachel must now contend with jealous socialites, quirky relatives and something far, far worse -- Nick's disapproving mother.
Crazy Rich Asians
2. The Meg
Friday: $5.8 million
Weekend: $21.1 million
Total: $83.7 million
A massive creature attacks a deep-sea submersible, leaving it disabled and trapping the crew at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. With time running out, rescue diver Jonas Taylor must save the crew and the ocean itself from an unimaginable threat -- a 75-foot-long prehistoric shark known as the Megalodon.
The Meg is directed by Jon Turteltaub from a screenplay by Dean Georgaris, Jon Hoeber, and Erich Hoeber, based on the book Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror by Steve Alten. The film stars Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson, Ruby Rose, Winston Chao, and Cliff Curtis.prevnext
3. Mile 22
Friday: $5.2 million
Weekend: $13.6 million
CIA operative James Silva leads a small but lethal paramilitary team on an urgent and dangerous mission. They must transport a foreign intelligence asset from an American embassy in Southeast Asia to an airfield for extraction -- a distance of 22 miles. Silva and the soldiers soon find themselves in a race against time as the city's military, police and street gangs close in to reclaim the asset.
Mile 22 is directed by Peter Berg, written by Lea Carpenter with
4. Mission: Impossible - Fallout
Friday: $3 million
Weekend: $10.5 million
Total: $180.7 million
Ethan Hunt and the IMF team join forces with CIA assassin August Walker to prevent a disaster of epic proportions. Arms dealer John Lark and a group of terrorists known as the Apostles plan to use three plutonium cores for a simultaneous nuclear attack on the Vatican, Jerusalem
Mission: Impossible - Fallout stars Tom Cruise, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Sean Harris, Michelle Monaghan, Alec Baldwin, Henry Cavill, Angela Bassett and Vanessa Kirby.prevnext
Friday: $3.3 million
Weekend: $10.5 million
Young Keda tries to survive alone in the wilderness after he's left for dead during his first hunt with his Cro-Magnon tribe. He soon forms an unlikely alliance with a lone wolf that was abandoned by its pack. Facing overwhelming odds and nonstop danger, Keda
Alpha is directed by Albert Hughes from a screenplay by Daniele Sebastian Wiedenhaupt, based on a story by Hughes. The film stars Kodi Smit-McPhee, Leonor Varela, and Jens Hultén.prevnext
6. Christopher Robin
Friday: $2.7 million
Weekend: $8.9 million
Total: $66.9 million
Christopher Robin -- now a family man living in London -- receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher's help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends -- Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga
Christopher Robin is a live-action film inspired by Disney's Winnie the Pooh franchise. The film stars Ewan McGregor as the titular character alongside Hayley Atwell, as well as the voices of Jim Cummings and Brad Garrett.prevnext
Friday: $2 million
Weekend: $7 million
Total: $23 million
8. Slender Man
Friday: $1.4 million
Weekend: $4.9 million
Total: $20.7 million
Small-town best friends Hallie, Chloe, Wren
Slender Man is directed by Sylvain White and written by David Birke, based on the character created by Victor Surge. The film stars Joey King, Julia Goldani Telles, Jaz Sinclair and Annalise Basso, with Javier Botet.prevnext
9. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
Weekend: $3.6 million
Total: $153.8 million
In Sony Pictures Animation’s Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, join our favorite monster family as they embark on a vacation on a luxury monster cruise ship so Drac can take a summer vacation from providing everyone else's vacation at the hotel. It’s smooth sailing for Drac’s Pack as the monsters indulge in all of the shipboard fun the cruise has to offer, from monster volleyball to exotic excursions, and catching up on their moon tans. But the dream vacation turns into a nightmare when Mavis realizes Drac has fallen for the mysterious captain of the ship, Ericka, who hides a dangerous secret that could destroy all of
10. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Friday: $1 million
Weekend: $3.3 million
Total: $111.2 million
In 1979 young Donna, Tanya and Rosie graduate from Oxford University -- leaving Donna free to embark on a series of adventures throughout Europe. On her journeys, she makes the acquaintances of Harry, Bill
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again stars Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Pierce Brosnan, Dominic Cooper, Andy García, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, Cher, and Meryl Streep.prev