The opening for Jordan Peele's Us is even bigger than the $70.2M that Universal reported with early morning reports showing $71.1M after a $16.8M Sunday.
Aside from the numbers, the film stars Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph, and Evan Alex as a family tormented by their evil doppelgängers, which thus far has garnered generally strong reviews from critics and fans alike.
Since its debut at the South by Southwest Film Festival, "Us" has continued to build up enthusiastic word of mouth.
With the better-than-expected debut of "Us", ticket sales at domestic box office are pacing over 15% ahead of the same frame in 2018, when "Pacific Rim Uprising" was the No. 1 film in North America.
With Us barreling into theaters, the shock flick pushed Marvel's Captain Marvel into second place. In third spot was Paramount's animation "Wonder Park", at $9 million (Sh906m). The highest-ever opening for a horror movie goes to It: Chapter One ($123.4 million) followed by David Gordon Green's Halloween sequel/soft reboot ($76.2 million). The conclusion to the Dragon trilogy pocketed US$6.5 million in its fifth weekend in theatres, bringing its domestic total to US$145 million. The film has made $87 million worldwide.
Coming in at No. 5 is Universal and DreamWorks' How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.
The Miami Herald published an opinion piece from Pence that called for the release of Marrero from his undisclosed location. Guaido spoke Thursday after intelligence agents staged an overnight raid and detained Roberto Marrero, his key aide.
The FAA has said that the Boeing 737 will not fly until a software update can be tested and installed. Shortly after their takeoffs, both crews tried to return to their respective airports, but crashed.
A Tesla logo is seen at a groundbreaking ceremony of Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory in Shanghai, China January 7, 2019. Over the next few years, we saw the Tesla Model X and the Model 3 get launched, covering the other price points.
Ryan will serve on the board along with Murdoch, Fox's founder, and his son, Lachlan Murdoch , Fox's chairman and chief executive. The closing follows a almost two-year effort that included a bidding war and regulatory compromises from Brussels to Brasilia.
Friday's strike is expected to be the biggest yet as evidence mounts of the climate emergency facing the planet. Co-organiser Isla Day said young people could not wait until they were older to take action on climate change.
Rabbi Achiad Ettinger, critically wounded in Sunday's shooting attack at the Ariel Junction in Samaria passed away this morning. The leaders of the two parties are using the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to boost their electorate.
A government-funded gun buyback and a virtual ban on owning semi-automatic rifles cut private gun ownership by nearly a third. A Radio New Zealand report said more than 99 percent of people who applied for a firearms licence in 2017 were successful.
Microsoft and StudioMDHR have confirmed that they are working together to bring Xbox Live features to the Switch version too. At the end of 2017, Cuphead brought its unique hand-drawn art style and hard gameplay to PC and Xbox One owners .
CNN reporter Laura Jarrett said that there were no sealed indictments issued by the special counsel waiting to be released. Multiple news outlets are reporting that the Mueller Report has been delivered to Attorney General Barr .
The president will welcome Netanyahu for his third White House visit since Trump took office, the White house said Wednesday. AMI was part of a "catch and kill" scheme during the 2016 campaign to pay off women who said they had affairs with Mr.
No one won the Powerball jackpot, now its up to $750 million
No winning tickets were sold for Wednesday's drawing, making Saturday's jackpot the seventh-largest Powerball prize in history. The Powerball drawing took place just one night after a lucky player in MI won $1 million playing the Mega Millions.
System Shock 3 gets a teaser trailer
What you are seeing is pre-alpha, in-engine footage, which means what is being shown could change in the future. OtherSide Entertainment have unveiled the first trailer for System Shock 3 at GDC 2019.
Spring Equinox supermoon to light up the skies tonight
This march, the full moon will also reach its peak within four hours of the spring equinox , the almanac said. By the end of the day, spring will officially have sprung - even if it doesn't feel like yet it in your city.
Armed Man Chased, Fired On New Zealand Mosque Shooter
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker tweeted that he learned of the attack "with horror and profound sadness". Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called the attacks the "latest example of rising racism and Islamophobia".