Uprising, the follow-up to Guillermo del Toro's 2013 blockbuster, grossed $122.5 million, including a solid $64 million in China - the market that served as the biggest home to the original film, and the main reason we got this sequel in the first place.
Universal and Legendary Pictures opened the sequel Pacific Rim:Uprising, co-written and directed by Steven S. DeKnight, into 3,708 theaters on Friday. Critics were mixed while audiences gave the film a so-so B CinemaScore. However, clinching the number one spot at the box office is not enough to consider Pacific Rim: Uprising a success.
The Pacific Rim Uprising Plot: The globe-spanning conflict between otherworldly monsters of mass destruction and the human-piloted super-machines built to vanquish them was only a prelude to the all-out assault on humanity in Pacific Rim Uprising.
Black Panther dropped to second place after spending over a month as box office champion. The movie has become the highest-grossing superhero movie in the US, not adjusted for inflation.
The movie, from Universal, centers on "Star Wars" sensation John Boyega as Jake Pentecost, son of Idris Elba's character Stacker, who died to save the world in the first film. The superhero film has now made more than $690 million domestically.
Faith-based drama I Can Only Imagine followed up last weekend's overperformance with an exceptional hold, down just 19% to $13.8 million.
Fortnite: Battle Royale is the biggest thing in videogames
If you want to craft forts or buildings, gather resources, and battle to the death for a victory royale, we have you covered. According to Pornhub Insights , the game is least popular in Washington DC, Mississipi, Hawaii, Vermont and both Carolinas.
Disney's A Wrinkle in Time took another major plunge, down 50% and two places to sixth with $73.9 million grossed domestically going into spring break. The film's $631 million in domestic ticket sales has surpassed the $623 million of 2012's "The Avengers". It should end its domestic run at $85 million and will need more worldwide money to make back its $100 million budget. Tomb Raider has grossed $211 million globally so far, so it's not a complete disaster, but I wouldn't expect a sequel any time soon.
Love, Simon was down a decent 34% in its second weekend with $7.8 million. "Sherlock Gnomes", $10.6 million. 5.
Opening at #10 was young adult romance Midnight Sun, flopping with a mere $4.1 million.
Rounding out the weekend, Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs opened with US$1.5 million in limited release, with a screen average of over US$58 thousand in 27 theaters.
The administration said the plan is to reduce the trade deficit by roughly a third, a decrease of $100 billion this year. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday that China and the U.S. should maintain negotiations.
Newman led KU in scoring for the fifth time in his last six games and was one of four Jayhawks to score in double-figures. Azubuike got into foul trouble late but it wasn't enough to stop him from completing a dominant game down low.
Washington schools were also closed, and children in Philadelphia, parts of New Jersey and Pittsburgh also enjoyed a snow day. Strong winds will accompany the storm across all affected areas and could make travel hard , the Weather Service warned.
In 2011, an Islamist gunman shot dead three children and a teacher and a Jewish school in the southwestern city of Toulouse. Just previous year , a elderly Orthodox Jewish woman, Sarah Halimi, was beaten and thrown out of her window in France.
Protesters also turned out in the northern city of Girona, where Puigdemont was mayor before he became regional president in 2016. Spain's Supreme Court ruled on Friday that 25 Catalan leaders would be tried for rebellion, embezzlement or disobeying the state.
Now, reports have emerged of a plan to reshape the political map of the Middle East and fracture the Gulf Cooperation Council. He's showing reporters a sign that lists Saudi purchases and another of pending sales of military equipment to the kingdom.
Zuckerberg said this week he would be willing to testify if he is the right person at the company to speak to lawmakers. If Facebook was slow to respond, its share price - down 14% this month - was not.
The Catalans are odds-on to reclaim the title while many consider them to be favourites for the Champions League as well. In his most recent appearance for Liverpool , the 25-year-old scored four in a 5-0 win over Watford.
Residents of Afrin welcomed Turkish soldiers with cheers while Turkish soldiers also offered them chocolate and Turkish delight. Those areas are controlled by US -backed Syrian Kurdish forces, and USA troops are stationed there.
When Boko Haram returned the Dapchi girls on Wednesday, Leah's mother fainted when she realized her daughter was not among them. The mass abduction from the girls' school was an apparent copycat of the 2014 abduction of 270 girls from the town of Chibok.
The US military put countering China and Russian Federation at the center of a new national defense strategy recently unveiled. Navy destroyer USS Chafee also sailed close to the Paracels, provoking a stern reaction from the Chinese Defense Ministry.
Andy Rohrbaugh of Dillsburg said he marched as a "responsible gun owner" who wants it to be more hard for some people to buy guns. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas killings in Parkland, Florida, sparked school walkouts and the March for Our Lives movement.
Three killed in series of attacks in France
Radouane Lakdim had been spotted and tracked by the intelligence services, but the risk of acting out had not been detected. In this image taken from La Depeche Du Midi, police attend an incident in Trebes, southern France , Friday March 23, 2018.
Messi: Dybala and I don't combine well
The country last lifted the trophy in 1986 when Diego Maradona was named player of the tournament. Sampaoli insisted he was not gambling over his captain's fitness by fielding Messi against Spain.
Qantas launches first direct flight from Australia to London
This is 24% further than the UK's existing longest route, operated by Garuda Indonesia between Heathrow and Jakarta (7,275 miles). The new Qantas service is part of the airline's plans to eventually connect Europe with airports on Australia's east coast.
Villanova vs. Texas Tech 2018 live stream
They weren't stunned that they maintained a lead on Purdue despite a quiet night from Evans, one of the best guards in the nation. After halftime, Zach Smith was a key in helping Tech protect its lead with put-back buckets and strong finishes around the rim.
Michigan, Loyola in Final Four; bluebloods next
Made of 100 percent cotton, the maroon T features screen print graphics, including the NCAA Final Four and Nike Jumpman logos. After making almost 62 percent of their shots against the Aggies, the Wolverines are only 7 for 21 against the Seminoles.
U.S. charges 9 Iranians in massive hacking scheme
Justice Department officials called it the largest state-sponsored hacking campaign the US government has ever prosecuted. The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control issued sanctions against the Iranians on Friday.
Iowa family vacationing in Mexico found dead
Creston Police Chief Paul VanMeer says family members reported the couple missing early Friday morning. Louis, Missouri, at 6 p.m. that same day for a basketball game in Danville, Illinois, on March 22.