(20TH CENTURY FOX – Alien franchise ‘The Predator’ took the top spot at the North American box office with a $24 million haul for the weekend ending Sunday (September 16), according to boxofficemojo.com.
The horror genre proved profitable with ‘The Nun’ earning $18.5 million and claiming the number two spot.
In third place, thriller ‘A Simple Favor’, starring Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively, brought in $16 million.
‘White Boy Rick’, starring Matthew McConaughey edged past ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ to claim the fourth place spot at the box office. The film, which focuses on the story of a teenager who becomes an informant for the FBI, earned $8.8 million .
‘Crazy Rich Asians’ rounded out the top five with $8.7 million over the weekend.
The romantic comedy starring Constance Wu, Michelle Yeoh and newcomer Henry Golding, has made $149.5 million dollars already at the US box office since opening five weeks ago.