#BOXOFFICE: “CRAZY RICH ASIANS” CONTINUES TO BANK THIRD STRAIGHT WEEK
It’s a three-peat for CRAZY RICH ASIANS staying at #1 once again this weekend with $23 million for Warner Bros. It plays at 3,865 theatres, tallying-in at $118.7 million over three weeks.
THE MEG continues to stay afloat in second with $10.1 million in its fourth week for Warner Bros., a domestic total of $123 million.
In third is OPERATION FINALE with $6.4 million for MGM, playing at 1,818 theatres. The Drama starring Sir Ben Kingsley and Oscar Isaac, gets 62% on the Tomatoneter and an A- CinemaScore. It doesn’t yet have a Canadian release.
Debuting in sixth is SEARCHING starring John Cho, which is a feat in diversity with two Films starring Asian-American lead actors in the Top Ten. It earns $5.7 million from 1,198 theatres for Sony Pictures, getting 91% from Critics on the Tomatoneter. The Asian-American community have rallied to create the #GOLDOPEN campaign getting them to support this Film, hot off the success of Crazy Rich Asians.
MILE 22 rounds-out the Top Ten for STX ENTERTAINMENT/VVS Films with $3.7 million from 2,950 theatres scross North America. It has made $32.8 million to date.