20th Century Fox’s Deadpool 2 brought in a massive $301 million worldwide in a huge opening weekend for the superhero sequel. Domestically the film brought in an estimated $125 million, just behind the first film’s opening back in 2016 of $132 million.
Like referenced in our previous article, the film broke records around the world on Thursday and Friday for biggest R-Rated film.
The David Leitch-directed film stars Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Julian Dennison, Zazie Beetz, T.J. Miller, Brianna Hildebrand, and Jack Kesy.
Other box office results:
2nd place: Avengers : Infinity War brought in another $100+ million globally while doing $28 million in the US.
3rd place: Paramount’s comedy Book Club opened to a modest $12.5 million which stars Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson with Andy Garcia and Don Johnson.
4th place: New Line Cinema’s comedy Life of the Party dropped from second to fourth place this weekend, bringing in an additional $7.7 million and bringing its domestic total to $31 million The film was directed by Ben Falcone and stars Melissa McCarthy, Gillian Jacobs, Maya Rudolph, Julie Bowen, Matt Walsh, Molly Gordon, Stephen Root, and Jacki Weaver.
5th place: Universal Pictures thriller Breaking In fell to fifth place with a total of $6.47 million, bringing its domestic gross to $28.75 million. The movie’s budget was just fraction of its total gross so far, sitting at just $6 million. Directed by James McTeigue, Breaking In stars Gabrielle Union, Billy Burke, Richard Cabral, Seth Carr, and Ajiona Alexus.
Finally, Global Roads’ family comedy Show Dogs opened to $6 million. The talking dog movie stars Will Arnett and Natasha Lyonne and features the voices of Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Jordin Sparks, Gabriel Iglesias, Shaquille O’Neal, Alan Cumming, and Stanley Tucci.