Box Office: John Krasinski And Emily Blunt’s ‘A Quiet Place’ Makes Horror Movie History

A Quiet Place earned another $32.6 million in its second weekend, dropping just 35% for a $99.6m ten-day cume. That $32.6m weekend is, sans inflation, the sixth-biggest scary movie second weekend ever behind only Jurassic World ($105m in 2015), It ($60m in 2017), Jurassic Park ($38m in 1993), The Lost World ($34.1m in 1997), The Mummy Returns ($33.7m in 2001) and I Am Legend ($33.5 in 2007). a-quiet-place-1The film snagged one of the biggest horror debut weekends of all time, fell by just 34% and then snagged one of the very biggest (unadjusted) second weekends for any somewhat scary movie. Paramount/Viacom Inc. has needed a hit like this for two years, and they may (emphasis on “may”) get their biggest domestic grosser since Transformers: Age of Extinction back in June of 2014.

Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
Photographs are Courtesy: Paramount
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