Get Out, which debuted as a secret screening at Sundance, has received stellar reviews (it has a rare 100 percent on Rotten Tomatoes).
It marked comedian Peele's directorial debut and was made on a budget of just $4.5 million (£3.6 million), and now that investment by producers at Blumhouse Productions and distributors at Universal Pictures has paid off.
Sticking with the horror genre at the box office, the fifth installment of the vampire vs. werewolf franchise, Underworld: Blood Wars debuted on January 6 at number 4 on the box office list with $13 million, but it stopped its box office run last weekend after banking almost $80 million worldwide. Animation's The LEGO Batman Movie dips to an estimated $19 million over its third week in theaters, bringing its North American total to a hair above the $133 million mark. Get Out took the win by more than $10 million. Hugh Jackman's last stand as Wolverine (I still don't buy it, I don't care how many times he says it) is getting incredible reviews and might be the superhero movie we've been waiting for.
It was a mixed bag for new movies at the box office this weekend. The movie was written and directed by Jordan Peele formerly of Comedy Central's Key & Peele. Get Out is set for a United Kingdom theatrical release on 17th March 2017.
Fifty Shades earned $18.7 million through the first three days of the week, helped a lot by an $11 million Valentine's Day.
Lego Batman isn't likely to catch up to The Lego Movie, the 2014 predecessor that it spins off from. Also opening in limited release is GKIDS' My Life As a Zucchini which earned $28,206 from two theaters for a $14,103 per-screen average and Roadside Attractions' Bitter Harvest, which earned $207,235 from 127 theaters for a $1,632 per-screen average.
Coming in at No. 3 was Keanu Reeves' actioner John Wick: Chapter Two with an additional $9 million in revenue in it's fourth week in release.
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The original objective of the Second Amendment was to allow private citizens to own weapons for militia use. The majority opinion reverses a decision by a smaller panel of judges from the court in February 2016.
Norwegian Air Shuttle said it will offer 14 new direct flights to small airports in the New York, Boston and New England areas. Providence to Dublin launches July 2 and runs five times weekly during the summer, three times weekly during the winter.
A video showing Siberian tigers pursuing an aerial drone at a reserve in Heilongjiang, a province located in northern China. After getting ahold of the drone, the tigers began to rip apart their odd prey until it began smoking and scared them away.
The dense urban environment will likely force Iraqi soldiers to leave the relative safety of their armored vehicles. The United States now has about 500 Special Operations forces on the ground in Syria.
Patch said April, the park's pregnant giraffe, is being visited by the park's veterinarian daily, and sometimes twice daily. While the birth will be streamed live, the first time the public will get an up-close glimpse of the baby will be May.
He was never charged with a crime, but that didn't stop Derrick Lewis from slamming him about the incident when given the chance. The 32-year Lewis is one of the hottest fighters going right now in the UFC, having won six straight bouts going back to 2015.
The Treasury secretary explained that while the president is a proponent of free trade, he also believes in fair trade. One proposal, a border-adjustment tax, would increase levies on imports to the U.S.
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However, Tottenham will be heading into today's game high on confidence as they have remained unbeaten at home this season. The Potters have scored just three goals in their last four matches - and one of those came from an own goal.
Plus the reboot's muted, grim (no pun intended) tone was the exact opposite of what the comics were all about. When the most recent Fantastic Four movie hit theaters, to say it was a disappointment is an understatement.
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Pacquiao has been under pressure from fans to face Khan and the Bolton man topped an online poll to choose his next opponent. It's been thought all along that Pacquiao would next fight the unknown Jeff Horn in Australia in April.
Pruitt is expected to slow or reverse much of that, scaling back regulations and deferring to states on environmental enforcement. In fact, an abundance of research points to the burning of fossil fuels as the key driver of warming temperatures.
Gylfi Sigurdsson hit a free-kick from nearly the halfway line and Llorente rose unmarked to head past Thibaut Courtois. Chelsea will face a hard game against Swansea City who are undergoing a revival at present after an terrible season.
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Late on Thursday, ISIL rocket attacks killed at least dozens of Iraqi soldiers, a day after the army secured Mosul airport. By UN estimates, between 750,000 and 800,000 civilians are in Mosul's western districts.
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Celine is mother to six-year-old twins Eddy and Nelson, and teenager Rene-Charles with late husband Rene Angelil. The reporter then says "speechless", finally breaking her out from her silence, "Thank you for helping me".
Burke was drafted ninth overall in the 2013 draft out of the University of MI and is in his fourth season overall in the league. The Washington Wizards may not be done wheeling and dealing after acquiring former Brooklyn Nets forward Bojan Bogdanovic .
Alfie Allen, who plays Theon Greyjoy in HBO's Game of Thrones, has joined the cast of Shane Black's reboot of Predator . Taking to Twitter , Black unveiled the first photo featuring the upcoming sci-fi movie's main cast.