That was the case when Dwayne Johnson's latest, the video game-inspired "Rampage", claimed the top spot at the box office in its opening weekend with a domestic gross of $34.5 million, sending "A Quiet Place" toppling to second place, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Critics were mixed about the "Rampage", giving it a 51 percent Rotten Tomatoes score.
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Sci-fi action flick "Rampage" topped North American box offices over the weekend, taking in an estimated US$34.5 million to barely beat out horror film "A Quiet Place", industry tracker Exhibitor Relations said Sunday.
Overseas, Rampage roared loudly in China, biting off $55 million for a foreign debut of $114.1 million and solid global start of $148.6 million. But audiences who went to see the film on Friday night quite enjoyed it, giving it an A- on CinemaScore.
What little noise there is in "A Quiet Place" is all the more effective for its scarcity. A strong rating like that suggests positive word-of-mouth, which may help the film do well into its second and third weeks.
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In third is Universal/Blumhouse's "Truth Or Dare", which made $19 million in its opening weekend from 3,029 locations.
Universal's comedy "Blockers" is just behind with $10.2 million, giving the $20 million comedy film a 10-day total of $37 million.
Fox Searchlight also expanded Wes Anderson's stop-motion movie Isle of Dogs to 1,939 theaters (up from 554), collecting an estimated $5 million (good for seventh place) and upping its domestic total to about $18.5 million.
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