As expected, Deadpool 2
opened number one this weekend earning an estimated $125 million. Deadpool 2
knocked off three-time box office champ Avengers: Infinity War
while pulling in over $300 million worldwide. While the sequel didn’t break box office records or top the 2016 originals $132 million opening weekend, the movie is doing pretty great.
Despite getting bumped from the top spot, Infinity War brought in another $28 million for a current domestic total of $595 million. Avengers has now earned $1.8 billion worldwide.
Book Club opened with a solid $12.5 million. The Paramount
produced film was able o carve out some box office money for itself in a crowded superhero weekend.
Rounding out the top five was Life of the Party
and Breaking In
with $7.7 million and $6.4 million respectively.
Here’s the top five from this weekend:
Rank Title Weekend Total 1. Deadpool
$125,000,000 $125,000,000 2. Avengers: Infinity War
$28,672,000 $595,032,959 3. Book Club
$12,500,000 $12,500,000 4. Life of the Party
$7,725,000 $31,036,507 5. Breaking In