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House With a Clock, Simple Favor and Nun take top spots at U.S. box office

This weekend’s box office winners feature a dark comedy, mystery thriller and a supernatural horror flick, according to comScore’s estimates.

“Warner Bros.’ horror hit ‘The Nun’ scares up another $45.65 million at the global box office for a worldwide total to date of nearly $300 million,” comScore’s Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian said. “Notably, Jack Black in Universal’s ‘The House With A Clock In Its Walls’ opened this weekend at number one in North America with $26.85 million and in just 22 territories for a global total of $35.58 million.”

Clock did well at the box office despite a mediocre critics rating and not so great audience score. Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer rang in at 68% as 86 of their critics found it “fresh” while 41 found it “rotten. Movie-goers gave it an average rating of 3.3 out of a possible 5 points.

Clock tomatometer

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A Simple Favor wowed at the box office. Fans and critics alike loved this mystery thriller as the movie received an 84% on the Tomatometer of critics scores and a 4 out 5 rating by fans.

Simple favor tomatometer

The Nun was not received well by critics or moviegoers but managed third place this weekend.

The Nun tomatometerThe top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates

  1. House With A Clock In Its Walls, The – Universal – $26.9M
  2. Simple Favor, A – Lionsgate – $10.4M
  3. Nun, The – Warner Bros. – $10.2M
  4. Predator, The – 20th Century Fox – $8.7M
  5. Crazy Rich Asians – Warner Bros. – $6.5M
  6. White Boy Rick – Sony – $5.0M
  7. Peppermint – STX Entertainment – $3.7M
  8. Fahrenheit 11/9 – Briarcliff Entertainment – $3.1M
  9. Meg, The – Warner Bros. – $2.4M
  10. Searching – Sony – $2.2M
  11. Life Itself – Amazon Studios – $2.1M
  12. Unbroken: Path To Redemption – Pure Flix – $1.3M

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates

  1. Nun, The – Warner Bros. – $45.6M
  2. House With A Clock In Its Walls, The – Multiple – $35.6M
  3. Predator, The – 20th Century Fox – $24.0M
  4. Golden Job – Multiple – $23.2M
  5. Johnny English Strikes Again – Universal – $17.2M
  6. Simple Favor, A – Lionsgate – $15.6M
  7. Crazy Rich Asians – Warner Bros. – $11.6M
  8. Mission: Impossible – Fallout – Paramount Pictures – $9.2M
  9. L Storm – Multiple – $9.0M
  10. Great Battle, The – Next Entertainment World – $8.9M
  11. Incredibles 2 – Disney – $8.8M
  12. Ash Is Purest White – Shanghai Film Group – $5.9M

Full details regarding the global domestic and international box office results

Weekend BO Estimate (USD)

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Weekend Release Cume (USD)

Distributor

Title

Worldwide

Int’l

Domestic

Worldwide

Int’l

Domestic

Int’l

No. of Terr.

Domestic

Nun, The

45,650,000

35,400,000

10,250,000

292,595,307

191,700,000

100,895,307

WB

81

WB

House With A Clock In Its Walls, The

35,580,000

8,730,000

26,850,000

35,580,000

8,730,000

26,850,000

MUL

23

UNI

Predator, The

24,000,000

15,300,000

8,700,000

94,935,122

54,500,000

40,435,122

FOX

83

FOX

Golden Job

23,200,000

23,200,000

23,200,000

23,200,000

MUL

6

WGUI

Johnny English Strikes Again

17,200,000

17,200,000

22,100,000

22,100,000

UNI

33

UNI

Simple Favor, A

15,600,000

5,200,000

10,400,000

42,562,414

10,000,000

32,562,414

LGF

37

LGF

Crazy Rich Asians

11,615,000

5,100,000

6,515,000

206,439,483

47,000,000

159,439,483

WB

36

WB

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

9,165,000

8,000,000

1,165,000

777,939,667

559,800,000

218,139,667

PAR

50

PAR

L Storm

9,000,000

9,000,000

55,971,036

55,971,036

MUL

3

ASIA

Great Battle, The

8,900,000

8,900,000

9,012,906

9,012,906

N.E.W.

1

WGUI

Incredibles 2

8,830,000

8,300,000

530,000

1,195,154,358

588,800,000

606,354,358

DIS

21

DIS

Ash Is Purest White

5,900,000

5,900,000

5,900,000

5,900,000

SHFG

1

Searching

5,775,000

3,600,000

2,175,000

54,215,344

31,100,000

23,115,344

SNY

31

SNY

Meg, The

5,750,000

3,400,000

2,350,000

516,422,919

375,900,000

140,522,919

WB

63

WB

Peppermint

5,320,000

1,600,000

3,720,000

36,332,559

6,000,000

30,332,559

STX

35

STX

Disney’s Christopher Robin

5,153,000

4,100,000

1,053,000

164,788,797

67,900,000

96,888,797

DIS

22

DIS

White Boy Rick

5,000,000

5,000,000

17,410,368

17,410,368

1

SNY

Feng Shui

4,600,000

4,600,000

4,655,021

4,655,021

MGBX

1

CJE

Negotiation, The

3,850,000

3,850,000

3,939,917

3,939,917

CJE

1

CJE

Fahrenheit 11/9

3,101,000

3,101,000

3,101,000

3,101,000

1

BCLF

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

3,100,000

2,500,000

600,000

507,576,985

341,500,000

166,076,985

SNY

59

SNY

Alpha

2,900,000

2,500,000

400,000

73,422,570

38,200,000

35,222,570

SNY

49

SNY

BlacKkKlansman

2,650,000

2,000,000

650,000

76,430,350

29,300,000

47,130,350

UNI

26

FOC

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

2,370,000

2,000,000

370,000

387,696,835

267,400,000

120,296,835

UNI

43

UNI

Class Reunion 1

2,300,000

2,300,000

2,300,000

2,300,000

WB

1

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