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“Crazy Rich Asians” Wins US Weekend Box Office; “Mile 22” Takes #3

“Crazy Rich Asians” dethrones “The Meg” at the US weekend box office.

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The critically acclaimed “Crazy Rich Asians” debuts atop the US weekend box office chart.

“Crazy Rich Asians” takes #1 thanks to an estimated three-day haul of $25.2 million. With its Wednesday and Thursday numbers included, its running total now stands at $34.0 million.

“The Meg,” last weekend’s winner, takes #2 this weekend. It added $21.2 million to its tally (cume now $83.8 million).

Newcomer “Mile 22” lands in third with a modest $13.6 million, while fellow new release “Alpha” takes #4 on the strength of its $10.5 million.

“Mission: Impossible – Fallout,” which earned another $10.5 million, falls three places to #5 on the chart (cume now $180.7 million).


Written by Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson's tenure at Headline Planet dates back to its 2002 origins. He played a pivotal role in the publication's evolution into an entertainment powerhouse.

Today, he focuses intently on movie and box office coverage. He also contributes stories on alternative areas like pro wrestling and mixed martial arts.

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