The Meg took the top spot at the box office in its opening weekend.
First place this weekend went giant shark movie The Meg. It took in $44.5M in the U.S. and globally it has hit $141.5M off of a $130M budget. The big question will be how it does in the second weekend.
Mission: Impossible – Fallout came in second with $20M. Domestically it has now earned $161.96M and globally it has hit $437.56M off of a $178M budget.
Third place went to Disney’s Christopher Robin which took in $12.43M. It has now hit $50M in the U.S. and $62.11M globally.
Slender Man opened in fourth place with $11.32M off of a $10M budget.
Fifth place went to BlacKkKlansman with $10.79M off of a $15M budget.
This week’s releases include Crazy Rich Asians, Alpha, and Mile 22.