Shyamalan’s Split Tops the Weekend Box Office While XXX Comes in Second

splitM. Night Shyamalan‘s Split had an impressive debut at the box office earning an estimated $40.19 million in its opening weekend. That’s the fourth largest January opening. The film received a “B+” CinemaScore and had a 52% female audience and 52% under the age of 25.

Also new at the box office, xXx: The Return of Xander Cage earned an estimated $20 million domestically and $50.5 million internationally for a debut that was in line with expectations. The film has a budget of just $85 million and received an “A-” CinemaScore. It should do just fine in the long run.

Hidden Figures dropped to third place adding $16.25 million to its total. The film has earned $84.2 million so far in its run which should continue to do well with awards season plugging along.

Sing was in fourth place adding $9 million to its total to bring the domestic earnings to $249.4 million. Rounding out the top five was La La Land with $8.35 million to bring its domestic total to $89.7 million.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story added $7 million to its total to bring its overall earnings to over $1 billion.

In comic film news, Doctor Strange added $145,000 to its domestic total to bring that to $231.5 million. We’ll be back in an hour for more insight into how 2016’s comic films performed.

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