Disney’s Beauty and the Beast raked in $174 million for its opening weekend, and ratcheted up the fourth-best Saturday of all time with $62.7 million, ahead of Marvel’s Iron Man 3 ($62.2M) and Captain America: Civil War ($61.2M).
With an opening day of $64.1 million, Beauty and the Beast pulls in the third-best first day for a March release after Batman V. Superman ($81.55M) and The Hunger Games ($67.3M).
- It beat their respective opening weekends of $166 million and $152.5 million.
- Kong: Skull Island earned $28.9 million at the box office, coming in second, and Logan brought in $17.5 million in third place.
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Studio Reported Estimates for the Weekend’s Box Office Haul:
1.) Beauty And The Beast: $174M
2.) Kong: Skull Island: $28.9M
3.) Logan: $17.5M
4.) Get Out: $13.2M
5.) The Shack: $6.1M
6). The LEGO Batman Movie: $4.7M
7.) The Belko Experiment: $4.07M
8.) Hidden Figures: $1.5M
9.) John Wick: Chapter 2: $1.2M
10.) Before I Fall: $1M