Box Office: March 9-11, 2018
Black Panther was Number One at the box office for the fourth week in a row with $41.1 Million for $562 Million in the United States so far. To date, Black Panther has made $1.07 Billion world-wide.
A Wrinkle in Time premiered in Second Place with $33.3 Million. Strangers: Prey at Night premiered in Third Place with $10.4 Million. Red Sparrow was Fourth with $8.1. Million. Game Night was Fifth with $7.9 Million.
The films in the Top Ten that opened this weekend at the box office:
A Wrinkle in Time is a 2018 American science fantasy adventure film directed by Ava DuVernay and written by Jennifer Lee and Jeff Stockwell, based on the 1962 novel of the same name by Madeleine L’Engle. The film stars Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Peña, Storm Reid, Zach Galifianakis, and Chris Pine, and follows a young girl who, with the help of three astral travelers, sets off on a quest to find her father, who went missing after discovering a new planet.
The Strangers: Prey at Night is a 2018 American horror film directed by Johannes Roberts and starring Christina Hendricks, Martin Henderson, Bailee Madison and Lewis Pullman. A sequel to the 2008 film The Strangers, it is written by Bryan Bertino (who wrote and directed the first film) and Ben Ketai. The plot follows a family spending the evening at a deserted mobile home park, where they are stalked by three masked assailants.
The Hurricane Heist is a 2018 American heist action film directed by Rob Cohen and written by Jeff Dixon and Scott Windhauser. The film stars Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace, Ryan Kwanten, Melissa Bolona and Ralph Ineson, and follows a band of thieves who plan to use a Category 5 hurricane to cover their tracks of a bank robbery.
Next week sees the release of: Tomb Raider, Love, Simon, 7 Days in Entebbe, and a plethora of other mainstream and independent films. Find my predictions on these releases in the weekly Now In-Theater column. A preview: Black Panther will be Number One at the box office for the fifth week in a row.
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