Dwayne Johnson powers Rampage past A Quiet Place at the box office

Dwayne Johnson powers Rampage past A Quiet Place at the box office

The film pulled in a disappointing $32M (Dh117.5M) on its opening weekend in the United States - some way off the $40M early tracking had hoped for - and could only manage second place at the box office behind John Krasinski's surprise hit horror A Quiet Place, which retained top spot for a second week. That was still behind expectations, however. The second-largest movie market in the world is constantly a major focus by Hollywood because of its incredible growth over the last decade, and this weekend proved that they love Dwayne Johnson over there as the movie took in $55 million its opening weekend in the Middle Kingdom when the estimates come in. That's an impressive number for a movie that reportedly cost about $3.5 million to make and was shredded by critics. Rampage had been slotted to open on April 20, but moved up its release when Infinity War relocated.

"Blockers" ($3.2 million, #4) and "Ready Player One" ($2.9 million, #5) completed Friday's Top 5.

Johnson in a plot perhaps better seen than described: He plays a primatologist who befriends an albino gorilla who grows to enormous size after a rogue experiment and who then teams with Johnson to stop invading monsters.

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This has not gone down well with the residents of Kerala, who are inundating her Facebook page with anti-BJP messages. Later on they marched through the market chanting slogans against BJP, criminals and against Jammu Bar Association.

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Senior Taylor Shannahan (Mendham, New Jersey/Morris Catholic) scored a goal and added five ground balls and a caused turnover. The loss snapped a three-game winning streak for SC, which scored 15 or more goals in each of those triumphs.

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Her existing whereabouts are still unknown. "Riess is considered armed and risky and should not be approached if located". Minnesota's Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose said Friday that authorities believe the same gun was used in both killings.

Paramount's high-concept horror film A Quiet Place continued to defy expectations in its sophomore outing, earning $32.6 million for a domestic total just shy of $100 million, or $99.6 million.

A Quiet Place wasn't the only horror pic to do scary business.

Also scaring up ticket sales this weekend is Universal and Blumhouse's Truth or Dare, which will gross about $19.1 million from 3,029 North American figures. The supernatural thriller stars Lucy Hale and Tyler Posey as spring breakers caught up in an innocent game that turns deadly. This weekend's almost $33 million gorss pushes its 10-day total of $100 million against a $17 million budget.

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