(LOS ANGELES) — “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, “Skyscraper,” in the dust.
Sony Pictures estimates Sunday that the animated family movie earned $ 44.1 million from North American theaters.
It easily beat out Johnson’s “Skyscraper,” which remained earthbound in its first weekend in North America. The Universal Pictures film brought in only $ 25.5 million domestically. “Skyscraper” cost a reported $ 125 million to produce.
Second place went to Disney and Marvel’s “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” which brought in an additional $ 28.8 million in its second weekend, down 62 percent from last week.
And the coming of age film “Eighth Grade” scored top marks in limited release with $ 252,284 from four theaters.
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