A Quiet Place returns to first place at the box office
After dropping to second place last weekend, A Quiet Place (Paramount Pictures) returned to the top spot at the domestic box office this weekend with $22 million. After three weeks, the film has grossed $132.4 million. Internationally, A Quiet Place grossed $15 million from 57 markets this weekend to push its overseas total to $74.8 million, with China (May 18), France (June 20), and Japan (Sept. 14) still to go. Worldwide, the movie has now reached $207.2 million. Made for just $17 million, A Quiet Place was directed by John Krasinski, who also stars opposite his real-life wife Emily Blunt, Noah Jupe, and Millicent Simmonds.
Warner Bros. Pictures action adventure Rampage followed closely behind in second place domestically with $21 million its second weekend, for a total of $66.6 million. The film added $57 million internationally in 61 territories to bring its overseas total to $216.4 million and global total to $283 million (with $106.6 million coming from China). Based on the video game, the Brad Peyton-directed film stars Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Malin Akerman, Jake Lacy, Joe Manganiello, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. It cost $120 million to make.
STXfilms’ new comedy I Feel Pretty, starring Amy Schumer, opened in third place with an estimated $16.2 million from 3,440 theaters, an average of $4,715 per location. Written and directed by Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein, the $32 million film also stars Michelle Williams, Rory Scovel, Emily Ratajkowski, Busy Phillips, Aidy Bryant, Tom Hopper, Naomi Campbell, and Lauren Hutton. I Feel Pretty received a B+ CinemaScore from audiences.
Opening in fourth place was sequel Super Troopers 2 (Fox Searchlight Pictures), which debuted with $14.7 million from 2,038 theaters, an average of $7,213. Made for just $13.5 million, the film received a B+ CinemaScore.
Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare (Universal Pictures) rounded out the top five with $7.9 million and has grossed $30.4 million domestically after two weeks. The film also has earned $7.9 million internationally, for a worldwide total of $38.3 million. Made for just $3.5 million, the horror thriller was directed by Jeff Wadlow and stars Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane, Nolan Gerard Funk, Hayden Szeto, and Sophia Taylor Ali.
In the sixth spot, Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One (Warner Bros. Pictures) added $7.5 million and has earned $126.2 million after four weeks. Continuing its great international run, Ready Player One took in another $23 million in 67 territories to push its overseas total to $395.4 million (with an impressive $207.4 million coming from China) and worldwide sum to $521.6 million. Ready Player One stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg, and Mark Rylance.
Seventh place belonged to comedy Blockers (Universal Pictures), which earned $6.99 million its third weekend for a total of $48.3 million. Internationally, the $21 million film has made $19.5 million and the global total is at $67.8 million. Directed by Kay Cannon, Blockers stars Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz, John Cena, Kathryn Newton, Geraldine Indira Viswanathan, and Gideon Adlan.
With just five days to go until Avengers: Infinity War opens, Marvel Studios’ Black Panther is still in the top 10! In eighth place, the juggernaut added $4.6 million and is now up to $681 million after 10 weeks in theaters. The film added $1.2 million internationally and has reached $642.9 million, for a global total of $1.324 billion. The Ryan Coogler-directed film stars Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis.
Opening in ninth place was Traffik (Lionsgate’s Codeblack Films) with $3.9 million from 1,046 theaters, an average of $3,705 per theater. Receiving a B CinemaScore, the film was directed by Deon Taylor and stars Paula Patton, Omar Epps, Roselyn Sanchez, and Laz Alonso.
Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs (Fox Searchlight) took 10th place with $3.4 million to take its five-week total to $24.4 million. Internationally, the film added $5.6 million in 14 markets and has reached $15.2 million. Isle of Dogs features the voices of F. Murray Abraham, Bob Balaban, Bryan Cranston, Greta Gerwig, Jeff Goldblum, Akira Ito, Scarlett Johansson, Harvey Keitel, Frances McDormand, Bill Murray, Mari Natsuki, Yojiro Noda, Kunichi Nomura, Edward Norton, Yoko Ono, Koyu Rankin, Liev Schreiber, Fisher Stevens, Tilda Swinton, Akira Takayama, Courtney B. Vance, and Frank Wood.