Crazy Rich Asians wins No. 1 spot at weekend box office

Crazy Rich Asians No. 1 at weekend box officeCheck out which films made the top five at the weekend box office August 17 to 19, 2018!

The much-anticipated romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians was the widest release of an Asian-led studio film, playing in over 3,300 theaters. With strong reviews, it debuted in the number one spot at the weekend box office, taking in $25.2 million in three days, and $34 million in total since it opened Wednesday.

Last weekend’s top movie, The Meg, starring Jason Statham, dropped one spot to second, earning an additional $21.2 million for a domestic total of $83.8 million.

The new action/adventure Mile 22 starring Mark Wahlberg as an elite American intelligence officer on a dangerous mission debuted in third, taking in a respectable $13.6 million.

Speaking of dangerous missions, still going strong in its fourth weekend in theaters was Mission: Impossible – Fallout, starring Tom CruiseHenry Cavill and Simon Pegg. It tied for fourth, with an additional $10.5 million in fifth place and an impressive domestic total of $180.7 million.

Also earning $10.5 million was the new movie Alpha, starring Kodi Smit-McPhee as an Ice Age man who befriends a wolf. ~Alexandra Heilbron

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  1. CDubya • August 20, 2018 @ 11:42 AM

    Crazy Rish Asians, is refreshing to see a wide release. See Hollywood, take a chance and narrow minded views on what you think people want to see, will change. Ie: Black Panther got a hefty budget and huge release and look what happened. Now see CRA #1 at the box office. Shift your views and open your minds.

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