Weekend Box Office: Between The Rock And 'A Quiet Place'

Andrew Cummings
April 16, 2018

You can see the full box office report for this weekend below, as rounded up and compiled by EW.

Rampage earned $34.5 million this weekend in its opening weekend debut.

But thanks to the star power of Dwayne Johnson, Rampage made something of a recovery, opening to $34.5 million from 4,101 theaters, one of the best showings ever for a video game adaptation and enough to win the weekend ahead of holdover horror sensation, A Quiet Place.

Rampage had a big first weekend domestically, but as EW notes, it's first-weekend haul is on the low side of industry projections, which had it making in the $35 million-$40 million. China is the top global market for the film with a $55 million launch, while IMAX screens accounted for $10 million worldwide. That's an impressive number for a movie that reportedly cost about $3.5 million to make and was shredded by critics.

Paramount's high-concept horror film A Quiet Place continued to defy expectations in its sophomore outing, earning $32.6 million for a domestic total just shy of $100 million, or $99.6 million.

A Quiet Place is a tense, terrifying masterpiece. The film has been received poorly with a B- CinemaScore grade and a 15 percent RT score.

The most recent examples of the scream queens are perhaps in the new movie Truth Or Dare - which is released today.

Rounding out the top five are "Ready Player One", adding $11.2 million domestically in its third weekend to take the #4 spot (with a worldwide tally to date of $474.8 million), while "Blockers" came in at #5, bringing in $10.3 million domestically this weekend. The supernatural thriller stars Lucy Hale and Tyler Posey as spring breakers caught up in an innocent game that turns deadly.

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