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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Wins Box Office

Crazy Rich AsiansJon M. Chu’s groundbreaking romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians led the weekend nuptials with a three-day North American debut of $25.2 million and five-day opening of $34 million. The film — the first Hollywood studio pic to feature an all-Westernized Asian cast since The Joy Luck Club 25 years ago — scored the top opening for a rom-com in three years and the top start of the year so far for any comedy.

The top 12 movies of the weekend, as of Sunday, August 19, are as follows: