Box Office: ‘Kong’ Is King with $61 Million
Kong: Skull Island took the top spot away from Logan with a whopping $61 million at the box office this weekend.
Good word of mouth and decent reviews propelled Kong forward. Internationally, the film also earned $81.6 million. Coming in second was last week’s champ, Logan, with $37.9 million. After just 10 days in theaters, however, the Fox film has made an astonishing $438.3 million worldwide.
In third place was Jordan Peele’s directorial debut Get Out with $21.1 million, crossing the $111 million domestic mark. Rounding out the top five was The Shack, which pulls in another $10.1 million, and The LEGO Batman Movie, which took in $7.8 million.
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