Jordan’s Peele's Get Out follow-up Us is set to break records at the box office. The film is blowing past projections, opening with $29 million on Friday. The film is now on track for a $68 million opening weekend from 3,741 screens. If that estimate holds, Us will open to twice what Get Out, Peele’s debut film, opened to in 2017 ($33.3 million). It will also set a new record for opening weekend for an original horror film, surpassing the $50.2 million record set by A Quiet Place in 2017. Us has found near-universal critical acclaim, though fans gave it a B CinemaScore (compared to an A for
Captain Marvel, the latest from Marvel Studios, move into second places after two weeks in first. Brie Larson stars as Carol Danvers in Captain Marvel. It is the first female-led Marvel Studios film. Set in the 1990s, the film sees Danvers, a Kree hero, returning to Earth where she rediscovers her past and tries to stop a war. Larson will reprise her role as Carol Danvers to battle Thanos in Avengers: Endgame in April.
Wonder Park falls to fourth place in its second weekend. The film will earn an estimated $6.9 million for the weekend, bringing its total to $28.6 million. The animated feature from Paramount Pictures tells the story of a young girl who discovers the imaginary theme park she built with her mother has somehow come to life.
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World moves into fifth place. The film will earn another $9.3 million, bringing its box office total $146 million. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is the final installment of the franchise, based on the books by Cressida Cowell. In the film, Toothless leaves Berk to search for a mythical hidden world of dragons.
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Friday: $28.6 million
Weekend: $68 million
Accompanied by her husband, son
Us is written and directed by Jordan Peele and stars Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, and Tim Heidecker,prevnext
2. Captain Marvel
Friday: $9.1 million
Weekend: $33.9 million
Total: $320.3 million
Captain Marvel is an extraterrestrial Kree warrior who finds herself caught in the middle of an intergalactic battle between her people and the Skrulls. Living on Earth in 1995, she keeps having recurring memories of another life as U.S. Air Force pilot Carol Danvers. With help from Nick Fury, Captain Marvel tries to uncover the secrets of her past while harnessing her special superpowers to end the war with the evil Skrulls.
Captain Marvel is written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck and stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Annette Bening, Clark Gregg, and Jude Law.prevnext
3. Five Feet Apart
Friday: $2.8 million
Weekend: $9.3 million
Total: $27 million
Seventeen-year-old Stella spends most of her time in the hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. Her life is full of routines, boundaries
Five Feet Apart is written by Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis and directed by Justin Baldoni. The films
4. Wonder Park
Friday: $2.1 million
Weekend: $8.2 million
Total: $28.6 million
Wonder Park tells the story of a magnificent amusement park where the imagination of a wildly creative girl named June comes alive.
Wonder Park's voice cast includes Brianna Denski, Matthew Broderick, Jennifer Garner, Ken Hudson Campbell, Kenan Thompson, Ken Jeong, Mila Kunis, John Oliver, Kath Soucie, Norbert Leo Butz, and Kevin Chamberlin.prevnext
5. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
Friday: $1.6 million
Weekend: $6.9 million
Total: $146.1 million
From DreamWorks Animation comes a surprising tale about growing up, finding the courage to face the unknown…and how nothing can ever train you to let go. What began as an unlikely friendship between an adolescent Viking and a fearsome Night Fury dragon has become an epic adventure spanning their lives. Welcome to the most astonishing chapter of one of the most beloved animated franchises in film history: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. Now chief and ruler of Berk alongside Astrid, Hiccup has created a gloriously chaotic dragon utopia. When the sudden appearance of female Light Fury coincides with the darkest threat their village has ever faced, Hiccup and Toothless must leave the only home they’ve known and journey to a hidden world thought only to exist in myth. As their true destinies are revealed, dragon and rider will fight together—to the very ends of the Earth—to protect everything they’ve grown to treasure. For How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, series director Dean DeBlois returns alongside the all-star cast. The film is produced by Brad Lewis (Ratatouille, ANTZ) and Bonnie Arnold (Toy Story, How to Train Your Dragon, How to Train Your Dragon 2).
The film's voice cast includes Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Cate Blanchett, Craig Ferguson, and F. Murray Abraham.prevnext
6. A Madea Famil Funeral
Friday: $1.1 million
Weekend: $4.3 million
Total: $65.7 million
A joyous family reunion turns into an unexpected nightmare when Madea and the gang find themselves planning a funeral in the backwoods of Georgia.
A Madea Family Funeral is written, directed, and produced by Tyler Perry, who also stars in several roles. The film also features Cassi Davis and Patrice Lovely.prevnext
7. Gloria Bell
A free-spirited divorcee spends her nights on the dance floor, joyfully letting loose at clubs around Los Angeles. She soon finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance, filled with the joys of budding love and the complications of dating.
Gloria Bell is written and directed by Sebastián Lelio, reimagining his 2013 film Gloria. The film stars Julianne Moore, John Turturro, Michael Cera, Caren Pistorius, Brad Garrett, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Rita Wilson, Sean Astin, and Holland Taylorprevnext
8. No Manches Frida 2
Weekend: $1.4 million
Total: $6.2 million
Ex-convict Zequi is about to marry Lucy, the love of his
No Manches Frida 2 is directed by Nacho G.
9. Captive State
Weekend: $1.1 million
Total: $5.4 million
Residents of a Chicago neighborhood deal with life under
Captive State is directed by Rupert Wyatt, co-written by Wyatt and Erica Beeny, and stars John Goodman, Ashton Sanders, Jonathan Majors, Machine Gun Kelly.prevnext
10. The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part
Weekend: $1 million
Total: $103.2 million
The citizens of Bricksburg face a dangerous new threat when LEGO DUPLO invaders from outer space start to wreck everything in their path. The battle to defeat the enemy and restore harmony to the LEGO universe takes Emmet, Lucy, Batman and the rest of their friends to faraway, unexplored worlds that test their courage and creativity.
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part is directed by Mike Mitchell. The film's voice cast includes Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Charlie Day, Alison Brie, Nick Offerman, and Will Ferrell, Tiffany Haddish, Stephanie Beatriz, and Maya Rudolph.prev