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'A Quiet Place,' 'Rampage' lead newcomers at box office

Last Updated Apr 22, 2018 at 9:34 am PDT

This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Noah Jupe, from left, Millicent Simmonds and John Krasinski in a scene from "A Quiet Place." Horror has emerged as one of the most bankable and inventive genres for a Hollywood desperate for hits. The $50 million debut of John Krasinksi's "A Quiet Place" suggests horror's big 2017 has carried over to 2018.(Jonny Cournoyer/Paramount Pictures via AP)
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John Krasinski's latest flick rakes in big bucks at the weekend box office

LOS ANGELES, CA. (NEWS 1130) – “A Quiet Place” and “Rampage” are fighting it out again for the top spot at the domestic box office this weekend and easily beating newcomers like Amy Schumer’s “I Feel Pretty” and “Super Troopers 2.”

According to studio estimates Sunday, John Krasinski’s thriller, “A Quiet Place,” has sneaked back into first place in its third weekend in theatres with $22 million, while the Dwayne Johnson movie “Rampage” landed in second with $21 million.

The strong hold for both films left “I Feel Pretty” with a third place debut for STX with an estimated $16.2 million. The sequel to the cult comedy “Super Troopers” meanwhile cruised into fourth place with $14.7 million.

The Blumhouse horror “Truth or Dare” took fifth place with $7.9 million.