Deadpool remains at the top of the domestic box office for the second weekend in a row, with a second weekend take of $55 million. The R-Rated film now stands at an unbelievable $235.4 million domestically in just two weeks of release.
Its $152 million debut the previous weekend earned Deadpool a spot among the top ten comic book movie openings of all time.
Deadpool is now the highest-grossing X-Men-related movie domestically.
Kung Fu Panda 3 remained at number two with $12.5 million this weekend, with an overall gross of $117.1 million. New releases Risen and The Witch followed in third and fourth, respectively. Sony’s Risen, a film about Jesus Christ, earned itself $11.8 million, while The Witch, a film about Satan (for the most part) earned $8.6 million.
Warner Bros. Pictures’ How To Be Single moved down to fifth with $8.2 million and a total of $31.7 million overall. Focus Features’ Race, a biopic about Olympian Jesse Owens’ at the controversial 1936 Berlin games, was sixth with $7.2 million on its opening weekend.
New releases next Friday include the inspiring Hugh Jackman-led Eddie the Eagle and swords and sandals flick Gods of Egypt.
February 19-21, 2016 Weekend Box Office Top Ten
1 Deadpool $55,000,000 ($235,394,887)
2 Kung Fu Panda 3 $12,500,000 ($117,104,584)
3 Risen $11,800,000 ($11,800,000)
4 The Witch $8,685,270 ($8,685,270)
5 How to Be Single $8,220,000 ($31,763,633)
6 Race $7,275,000 ($7,275,000)
7 Zoolander 2 $5,500,000 ($23,718,011)
8 Star Wars: The Force Awakens $3,836,000 ($921,642,295)
9 The Revenant $3,800,000 ($165,116,550)
10 Hail, Caesar! $2,640,000 ($26,153,145)
Source: Box Office Mojo