Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. Pictures(LOS ANGELES) — Crazy Rich Asians stayed strong in its second week of release, delivering an estimated $25 million. The film's stateside total now stands at over $76 million after just 12 days in release.
The Meg, in its second week of release, held on to second place with an estimated $13 million.
The Happytime Murders, the raunchy detective comedy from Brian Henson — the son of Muppets creator Jim Henson — finished a disappointing third in its opening weekend, earning an estimated $10 million. It marks a career-low debut for Melissa McCarthy for a movie in which she's had top billing.
Mission: Impossible — Fallout placed fourth with an estimated $8 million weekend. The sixth and latest installment in the Mission: Impossible franchise has raked in a little under $194 million here in the states, while adding another $13 million overseas, for a worldwide total of over $538 million.
Rounding out the top five was Disney's Christopher Robin, delivering an estimated $6.3 million.
As for the weekend's other major release, A-X-L., the sci-fi action flick starring Colony's Alex Neustaedter, finished in ninth place with an estimated $2.9 million.
Opening in limited release, Papillon — a remake of the 1973 film with Charlie Hunnam and Rami Malek in the roles originated by Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman — brought in an estimated $1.15 million from 544 theaters. Searching, starring John Cho and Debra Messing, earned an impressive $360,000 from just nine locations. It's expected to open nationwide next week.
Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated domestic box office earnings:
1. Crazy Rich Asians, $25 million
2. The Meg, $13 million
3. The Happytime Murders, $10 million
4. Mission: Impossible — Fallout, $8 million
5. Christopher Robin, $6.3 million
6. Mile 22, $6 million
7. Alpha, $5.6 million
8. BlacKkKlansman, $5.3 million
9. A-X-L., $2.9 million
10. Slender Man, $2.785 million
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