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US Box Office Analysis Weekend 22 - 24 March 2019: Horror Us tops the box office on its debut weekend

Robert Hyde
By: Robert Hyde
Date published: 26th March 2019
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Jordan Peele's much praised horror movie Us tops the US box office on its debut weekend knocking Captain Marvel down to number 2 after just 2 weeks of release.

Captain Marvel

Us

After the success of Get Out Jordan Peele's next film was going to be big and this much praised horror film tops the US box office with a debut weekend of $70.5 million.

This marks the best opening for a horror movie, and the best opening for a new movie IP, ie non sequel, since Avatar 10 years ago, the could go on to big numbers after the positive reviews.

Captain Marvel

The Marvel super hero movie falls to number 2 after 2 weeks at the top with a gross of $35 million.

This puts the films three week gross at $321.5 million.

Wonder Park

The animated feature about an imaginary theme part falls to number 3 this week with $9 million.

The films total US gross rises to $29.4 million.

Five Feet Apart

The romantic drama falls to 4 this week with $8.7 million pushing the films total gross to $26.4 million.

How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Finally in the top 5 the is third dragon movie which takes $6.5 million pushing its total gross to $145.7 million.