Magazine article Screen International

'Split' Earns M Night Shyamalan US Box Office Crown on $40M (Update)

Magazine article Screen International

'Split' Earns M Night Shyamalan US Box Office Crown on $40M (Update)

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Split took a confirmed $40m from 3,038 theatres and marks Syhamalan's first number one opening weekend since The Village in July 2004 and his first film since low-budget hit The Visit in 2015. Anya Taylor-Joy also stars.

The horror film finished way ahead of Vin Diesel starrer xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage in second place through Paramount on $20.1m from 3,651.

Diesel's return to the franchise was roughly one-third the opening of XXX in August 2002 when that debut is adjusted for inflation from $44.5m to $59.4m. XXX: State Of The Union, which starred Ice Cube, opened on $12.7m in 2005.

Disney-Lucasfilm's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ranks sixth on $512.4m and crossed $1bn worldwide this weekend.

STX Entertainment's horror The Bye Bye Man tumbled 75% in its second session, falling six places to number ten on $3.4m for a $19.9m running total.

Meanwhile TWC released The Founder starring Michael Keaton in 11th place on $3.4m from 1,115 venues.

High Top Releasing opened comedy The Resurrection Of Gavin Stone in 19th place on $1.2m from 887. Animation The Red Turtle opened through SPC at number 44 on $21k from three sites.

The top 12 generated $126.3m, down 1.7% on last weekend and up 21. …

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