#BOXOFFICE: “THE MEG” CHOMPS THE COMPETITION IN DEBUT
Shark Action-Thriller THE MEG debuts atop the Box Office this weekend with $40 million from 4,118 theatres for Warner Bros. Starring Jason Statham, it gets 51% on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore.
In second with $18.9 million is MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: FALLOUT after two weeks on-top for Paramount Pictures, earning a three week total of $160.8 million domestically.
CHRISTOPHER ROBIN is in third this weekend with $12.3 million for Disney, a two week total of $49.9 million.
Debuting in fourth is the Horror SLENDER MAN with $11.8 million from 2,358 theatres for Sony Screen Gems/Sony Pictures. It gets 15% on the Tomatometer.
BLACKKKLANSMAN debuts in fifth with $9.4 million from 1,512 theatres for Focus Features/Universal Pictures. This latest effort from Spike Lee gets 97% on the Tomatometer and an A- CinemaScore.
Rounding-out the Top Ten is ANT-MAN AND THE WASP with $3.9 million for a total of $203 million grossed over six weeks in North America.