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"Crazy Rich Asians" Is a Certified Box Office Smash


August 20, 2018

Published on Aug 20, 2018

The groundbreaking film takes place across some of Singapore's glitziest locations.

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Crazy Rich Asians
opened with around $25.2 million over the Fri-Sun portion of its opening weekend, which by itself would be a big win for the $30m romantic comedy/family melodrama. But it opened on a Wednesday, where it earned $8.8m over those first two days. As such, the Jon M. Chu-directed adaptation of the Kevin Kwan novel earned around $34m over its Wed-Sun debut. This is a huge win for both those involved in the film, those aching for this sort of onscreen representation, for Warner Bros./Time Warner Inc. and for Hollywood in general. It's yet another example of how audiences still flock to event movies even if the definition of an "event movie" has changed.

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