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‘Good Boys’ Tops Box Office

Good Boys

n a surprise victory and much-needed boost for the comedy genre, Universal’s raunchy tween pic Good Boys laughed its way to the top of the U.S. box office chart with $21 million from 3,204 theaters.The film, produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, marks the first time that an R-rated comedy has placed No. 1 since The Boss in spring 2016.

The top 12 movies of the weekend, as of Sunday, August 18, are as follows:

#TitleDistributor NameWeekend Total # of LocsLoc AvgCume Total
1Good BoysUniversal$21,000,0003,204$6,554$21,000,000
2Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & ShawUniversal$14,140,0003,757$3,764$133,741,600
3Lion King, TheDisney$11,900,0003,560$3,343$496,107,985
4Angry Birds Movie 2, TheSony$10,500,0003,869$2,714$16,237,146
5Scary Stories To Tell In The DarkLionsgate$10,050,0003,135$3,206$40,216,784
647 Meters Down: UncagedEntertainment Studios Motion Pictures$9,000,0002,853$3,155$9,000,000
7Dora And The Lost City Of GoldParamount$8,500,0003,735$2,276$33,909,724
8Once Upon A Time In HollywoodSony$7,600,0002,504$3,035$114,348,212
9Blinded By The LightWarner Bros.$4,450,0002,307$1,929$4,450,000
10Art Of Racing In The Rain, The20th Century Fox$4,403,0002,765$1,592$16,881,187
11Where’d You Go BernadetteUnited Artists Releasing$3,450,0002,404$1,435$3,450,000
12Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony$2,755,0001,515$1,818$376,629,545