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‘Kong: Skull Island’ Is Weekend Box Office King

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King Skull Island Box Office

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Kong: Skull Island is the king of the weekend box office. The new film, starring Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, and Samuel L. Jackson, clipped Logan for the number one position. Get the details, and check out the full Top 10 below!

The science-fiction movie, which resurrected King Kong, is tracking higher than originally anticipated for an estimated $54 million debut. The ape movie essentially moved most of last week’s box office positions down one spot. Taking second place this week is last weekend’s winner, Logan, starring Hugh Jackman is his final stand-alone Wolverine movie. The film is slated to earn around $36 million.

Get Out, which slid in the past couple of weeks from first to second, now occupies the third position, with approximately $21.4 million in ticket sales. Coming in fourth is The Shack, starring Sam Worthington and Octavia Spencer, with a take of around $9.5 million. And nabbing fifth place is The Lego Batman Movie, with $7.8 million.

Rounding out this week’s Top 10 is Before I Fall in sixth, with approximately $3 million in receipts. Securing the seventh spot for the second week in a row is the critically acclaimed Hidden Figures, with $2.8 million. John Wick 2, which came is sixth last week, dropped down to eighth with $2.7 million, while La La Land moved up one position to ninth. The musical, which famously did not win Best Picture at the Academy Awards, but raked in several other Oscars, made another $1.8 million. And just making it into the last spot in the Top 10 is Fifth Shades Darker. The erotic film earned $1.6 million. What did you see this weekend?

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