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'Us' Tops Weekend Box Office, Breaks Horror Movie Records!

'Us' Tops Weekend Box Office, Breaks Horror Movie Records!

The new horror film Us surpassed expectations to debut with a massive $70.3 million at the domestic box office this weekend!

The film broke the record for biggest opening weekend for an original horror movie and it has the third best horror opening of all time, behind the remake of It ($123.4 million) and 2018′s Halloween ($76.2 million).

Jordan Peele‘s previous movie Get Out grossed $33.4 million during its opening weekend and went on to make $176 million total in North America.

Last weekend’s number one movie, Captain Marvel, was bumped down to second place with a third weekend total of $35 million, according to THR.

Rounding out the top five were the animated film Wonder Park with $9 million, Five Feet Apart with $8.5 million, and How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World with $6.5 million.

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