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Crazy, Rich Asians continues to impress. A week after suffering a mere 6% drop week to week the Asian led film fell just 11% over the 3 day start to Labor Day Weekend.
Neither Kin or Operation Finale are being projected for more than $10 million on 4 and 6 day totals respectively. Labor Day Weekend is looking to be a dud at the end of an impressive August at the box office.
The drop of 5.7% according to Box Office Mojo would place the film in the top 30 since 1982. If you remove Christmas week releases - it cracks the top 10.
The vast majority of projections have Happytime Murders ranging anywhere from $13-15 million, with some high end estimates putting it up to $20 million
“…Despite all of this, however, The Meg does its job as an action film, almost literally throwing sharks at everyone to fend off…”
While its midweek release netted the film $34 million - its three day total sits at $25.2 million just ahead of the Meg and its $21.1 million three day haul.
Crazy Rich Asians is the real wildcard - strong pre-sales and a mid week release (close to $6 million Wednesday) has it looking to sneak just ahead of the Meg.
this weekend featured major releases that not only met expectations but The Meg doubled its $20-22 million projection with an incredible $44.5 million opening weekend.
Our question to you is this: Judging by the success of similar style films like Get Out - why would Focus Features decide to release Blackkklansman to only 2/3 of possible theaters?