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A Quiet Place Climbs Back To The Top Of The Box Office

This past weekend saw the wide release of two comedies — first, the Amy Schumer-starring flick, I Feel Pretty, and the comedy sequel, Super Troopers 2, which was the long-awaited follow-up to the cult hit, Super Troopers.

A Quiet Place managed to claw its way back up to the No. 1 spot, edging out Rampage. It brought in $22M, adding to its worldwide cume of $207.2M. Clearly, this film is the huge horror breakout hit of the year, just as movies Split, Don’t Breathe, and IT were in previous years. This is especially interesting because in its third week, it actually ADDED theaters, which likely contributes to it only dropping around 33 percent from its second weekend.

In second is Rampage, dropping a respectable 41.3 percent to take in $21M in its second weekend in North America. this adds to its relatively low domestic haul of $66.6 million, but it’s just a smaller drop in the bucket for the film’s worldwide haul, which currently sits at $283 million. While the film isn’t exactly sending audiences to theaters in droves in the states, it is likely well on its way to making a profit, which will make all studios involved happy.

In third place is I Feel Pretty, taking n $16.2 million. Given the $32 million budget, this isn’t a terrible haul, but it’s not super great either. Since it’s a comedy, I doubt there will be much appeal outside of North America, and its box office haul each weekend will only dwindle as time goes on. I’d be surprised if this film makes its money back by the time it hits home release.

While I usually don’t cover fourth place, I’d be remiss not to at least bring up Super Troopers 2. The film was a labor of love for the comedy group Broken Lizard. The film took $13.5 million to make and was really a product of fan enthusiasm. Luckily, it sounds like audiences came out, amounting to a $14.7 million opening. While there likely still some more ground to cover until it makes a profit, it seems well on its way.

The top 10 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, April 22, are below.

Quiet Place, A – Paramount – $22.0M
Rampage – Warner Bros. – $21.0M
I Feel Pretty – STX Entertainment – $16.2M
Super Troopers 2 – 20th Century Fox – $14.7M
Blumhouse’s Truth Or Dare – Universal – $7.9M
Ready Player One – Warner Bros. – $7.5M
Blockers – Universal – $7.0M
Black Panther – Disney – $4.6M
Traffik – Lionsgate – $3.9M
Isle Of Dogs – Fox Searchlight – $3.4M

The top 10 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, April 22, are below.

Rampage – Warner Bros. – $78.0M
Quiet Place, A – Paramount Pictures – $37.0M
Ready Player One – Warner Bros. – $30.5M
I Feel Pretty – Multiple – $18.6M
Super Troopers 2 – N/A – $14.7M
Blumhouse’s Truth Or Dare – Universal – $12.0M
21 Karat – Multiple – $10.1M
Blockers – Universal – $9.6M
Isle Of Dogs – 20th Century Fox – $9.0M
Peter Rabbit – Sony – $6.7M

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SOURCE: Box Office Mojo, comScore

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