THE MEG' GOBBLES BOX OFFICE WITH $44.5M (08/13/2018)
Shark thriller The Meg devoured the top spot at the box office with $44.5 million, besting forecasts that had the Jason Statham-led film (observers wagered it would bring in less than half that).
After two weeks in the top slot, Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible — Fallout plunged to second place with $20 million. Overall, the Cruise film has raked in $162 million in three weeks. Disney’s Christopher Robin, starring Ewan McGregor, came in third with $12.4 million, and the horror movie Slender Man landed in fourth with $11.3 million.
Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman, starring John David Washington (Denzel’s son) and Adam Driver, brought in $10.8 million, landing it in fifth place.
According to ComScore, overall box office is up 8.4 percent year-to-date.
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Top 10 at the Box Office:
1. The Meg — $44.5 million2. Mission: Impossible — Fallout — $20 million3. Christopher Robin — $12.4 million4. Slender Man — $11.3 million5. BlacKkKlansman — $10.8 million6. The Spy Who Dumped Me — $6.6 million7. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again — $5.8 million8. The Equalizer 2 — $5.5 million9. Hotel Transylvania 3 — $5.1 million10. Ant-Man and the Wasp — $4 million