Deadpool Stays on Top
Deadpool remained on the top of the box office dropping 58.5% from its opening weekend. The film earned $55 million in its second weekend. That brings the film to a domestic total of $235.4 million and the film earned $256.5 million in foreign markets for a worldwide total of $491.9 million.
In second place was Kung Fu Panda 3 which earned $12.5 million in its fourth week.
Risen is a new film and earned $11.8 million to come in third and The Witch earned $8.7 million to come in fourth. How to Be Single rounded out the top five and earned $8.2 million.
In other new films, Race earned $7.3 million to come in sixth; The Mermaid earned $1.02 million for sixteenth; Busco Novio Para Mi Mujer earned $900,000 for eighteenth; Neerja earned $585,315 to come in 23rd; Embrace the Serpent earned $50,165; and City of Women earned $7,008 for 47th.
Back to Deadpool, the film has now returned the most compared to its budget for a R rated film based on a comic book. The film has earned 8.48 times its budget so far beating the previous record of of 300 which returned 7.02 on its budget.
Deadpool is now the top at the domestic box office when it comes to X-Men related films. It passed X-Men: The Last Stand this weekend. That film earned $234.3 million. But, the film isn’t top overall. When adjusted for ticket price, the film still sits in fifth with The Last Stand in first. Also, worldwide, the film sits in second sitting behind X-Men: Days of Future Past which earned $747.9 million in its 2014 run.