News // 'RAMPAGE' SQUEEZES BY 'A QUIET PLACE' FOR A VERY CLOSE FIRST PLACE AT THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

Updated: Jun 12, 2018

A Quiet Place edges closer to $100 million, while Rampage swings in with a barely-there first place finish.



John Krasinski's A Quiet Place had an astounding second week, almost repeating as the first place finisher, as it inches closer and closer to topping $100 million. But, the horror film was no match for Dwayne Johnson and Rampage, the video game-based action flick from New Line.

Rampage barely crossed into first place, with $34.5 million. While it was a decent opening, the film isn't expected to see as exciting numbers as A Quiet Place in the weeks to come. Avengers: Infinity War will definitely put a plug on Rampage's box office.

A Quiet Place's astounding growth is more than welcome by Paramount Pictures. The studio hasn't had this large of a hit since Star Trek Beyond in 2016.

Truth or Dare, a new horror outing from Blumhouse, opened to $19 million, enough for a third place finish.

As for holdovers, Ready Player One took in just over $11 million. Blockers brought in $10 million.

In limited release, Jon Hamm starrer Beirut took in $1.65 million. Critically-praised The Rider brought in $45,268.

Coming up next week, Amy Schumer's I Feel Pretty and Super Troopers 2 open wide.


TOP TEN:(Bold signifies a new release.)


1. Rampage - $34.5 million

2. A Quiet Place - $32.6 million

3. Truth or Dare - $19 million

4. Ready Player One - $11.2 million

5. Blockers - $10.295 million

6. Black Panther - $5.3 million

7. Isle of Dogs - $5 million

8. I Can Only Imagine - $3.8 million

9. Tyler Perry's Acrimony - $3.7 million

10. Chappaquiddick - $3 million

© 2018 by Scottie Knollin.

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