Grosses for the rebootKong: Skull Island and the Wolverine threequel Logan also come with astounds. Warner Bros. expected Kong, which has watched generally favorable reviews, to open around $50 million, so its $61 million domestic total is a major victory. That sum is on par with the previousKing Kong adaptation, directed against Peter Jackson, which debuted at $62 million in 2005, when adjusted to reflect inflation. As we wrote last week, King Kong remains one of Hollywoods most reliable properties
Similarly, Logan still has claws at the box office. Most superhero flicks tend to see steep second-weekend declines because the fanboys and -girls rush to find them right away. But Logan, the restraint X-Men installment starring Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart, made about $38 million, a decent coup. Its current totals sit at $152.7 million in domestic gross and $437.7 million worldwide.
The Shack and The Lego Batman Movie round down the weekends Top 5.
Moonlight, which enjoyed its loftiest gross last weekend following a surprising best picture win at the Oscars, collected another$ 1 million. It has now made a collective $27 million, a remarkable figure for an independent film that expense $1.5 million to make.