The Equalizer 2 edged out Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! by less than $2 million at the weekend box office. The Equalizer sequel, starring Denzel Washington, earned $35.8 million in its debut, besting the original's opening in 2014.
1. The Equalizer 2 - $35.8 million
2. Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! - $34.4 million
3. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation - $23.2 million
4. Ant-Man and the Wasp - $16.1 million
5. Incredibles 2 - $11.5 million
Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! was a close second with $34.4 million.
Sequels dominated the box office. Eight of the Top 10 movies were sequels, a record.
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation dropped from first to third with $23.2 million.
Ant-Man and the Wasp went from second to fourth with $16.1 million. The Marvel flick has now made $164.6 million.
Incredibles 2 fell a spot, landing in fifth with $11.5 million. The animated sequel has now banked $557 million.