Kong Is King Of Weekend Box Office

WINNIPEG, MB. — A big ape was a big winner at the weekend box office.

Kong: Skull Island opened in first place with a haul of $61-million in North America.

The film will easily make back its $190-million production budget when global figures are tallied.

Top Three

Logan feel to the second place in weekend two.

It raked in $37.9-million, raising receipts to $152.7-million on a $97-million budget.

Get Out continues to do well at the box office.

It feel to spot three in its third weekend with a pull of $21.1-million.

Get Out has now grossed $111-million on a $4.5-million production budget.

The top 10 box office numbers from the weekend follow below:

Now Prev Film Gross Week #
1 Kong: Skull Island $61-million New
2 1 Logan $37.9-million 2
3 2 Get Out $21.1-million 3
4 3 The Shack $10.1-million 2
5 4 The LEGO Batman Movie $7.8-million 5
6 6 Before I Fall $3-million 2
7 7 Hidden Figures $2.8-million 12
8 5 John Wick: Chapter Two $2.7-million 5
9 10 La La Land $1.8-million 14
10 9 Fifty Shades Darker $1.6-million 5

—Andrew McCrea, MyToba Movies

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