April 2 2018

Ready Player One scores a win at the box office

The nostalgia fest masquerading as a movie won the top spot at the box office.

Ready Player One took in $41.21M at the U.S. box office and a further $128M foreign for an opening weekend of $181.21M.

Second place went to Acrimony with $17.1M.

Black Panther landed in third place with $11.26M for a new domestic total of $650.69M and a new global total of $1.273B.

Fourth place went to I Can Only Imagine with $10.75M for a new total of $55.57M off of a $7M budget.

Rounding out the top five was Pacific Rim Uprising with a massive 67.3 percent drop in its second weekend. It took in $9.2M for a new domestic total of $45.67M and a global total of $231.9M off of a $150M budget.

The major releases this week are Blockers and A Quiet Place.

Curious how I think these films will do? Check out my The Movies of 2018 – 2nd Quarter report.

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