Where did The Happytime Murders enter on the US Movie Charts?

Crazy Rich Asians took the US movie charts by storm last week and does so again this week remaining at number one taking an impressive $24.8m from 3526 movie theatres. In fact Warner Bros have films occupying positions one and two.

Elsewhere there are two new entries inside this week’s top 10 including the dark comedy The Happytime Murders. Let’s take a closers look at those box office movies; these are the figures in full for the US Movie Charts August 24 2018.

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US Movie Charts August 24 2018

(Box office results this weekend)

1(1)Crazy Rich AsiansWarner Bros$24,808,202
2(2)The MegWarner Bros$12,812,615
3NewThe Happytime MurdersSTX Entertainment$9,532,425
4(4)Mission: Impossible - FalloutParamount Pictures$8,087,385
5(3)Mile 22STX Entertainment$6,366,042
6(6)Christopher RobinWalt Disney$6,261,783
7(5)AlphaSony Pictures$6,002,359
8(7)BlacKkKlansmanFocus Features$5,098,405
9NewA.X.L.Global Road$2,798,229
10(8)Slender ManSony Pictures$2,790,564
16NewPapillonBleecker Street$1,090,073
22NewSearchingSony Pictures$388,769

So what was that second placed Warner Bros movie? Well it’s The Meg starring Jason Statham, it managed $12.8m from 4031 theatres, that means it’s now taken over £100m in the US alone.

Time now to look at the new entries, the highest new film is black comedy The Happytime Murders starring Melissa McCarthy. This one took around $9.5m at the box office. The one other new entry inside the top ten is drama A.X.L. which lands at nine taking just under $2.8m which isn’t too bad as it only appeared in movie 1710 theatres.

Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible – Fallout holds firm at four with gross to date figures of just under $194m from the US box office.

Two new movies that failed to break into the top 10 include Papillon (16) and Searching (22) with the later only opening in just nine theatres.

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We will leave it there for now, that just about concludes the US Movie Charts August 24 2018 don’t forget to check back next week to see if Crazy Rich Asians can hold on to the number one spot.

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