April 9 2018

A Quiet Place scares up a win at the box office

Low budget horror seems to be a formula for box office success, especially when its well reviewed.

First place went to A Quiet Place with an extremely healthy $50M off of a $17M budget. With the reviews it’s been hitting it seems like it will continue to perform well.

Ready Player One took in $25.06M at the U.S. box office to land in second place. It now sits at $96.92M domestically and $391.32M globally.

Third place went to Blockers with $21.43M off of a $21M budget.

Black Panther landed in fourth place with $8.43M for a new domestic total of $665.35M and a new global total of $1.299B.

Fifth place went to I Can Only Imagine with $8.35M for a new total of $69.08M off of a $7M budget.

The major releases this week are Borg vs. McEnroe, Rampage, Truth or Dare, and Sgt. Stubby. Isle of Dogs will also see a national expansion.

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

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