'Crazy Rich Asians' rules at the box office
Glitz has won out over guns at the North American box office this weekend with the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" taking No. 1 over Mark Wahlberg's action-packed "Mile 22."
Studios on Sunday say that "Crazy Rich Asians" took in an estimated $25.2 million from 3,384 theaters over the weekend.
The film starring Constance Wu has banked $34 million since opening Wednesday, far surpassing early industry expectations.
It's a surefire triump for the Warner Bros. film, which cost $30 million to produce.
"Crazy Rich Asians" outdid Warner Bros.' shark movie "The Meg," which fell to second place with $21.2 million in its second weekend.
Wahlberg's R-rated "Mile 22" opened with an estimated $13.6 million.
It had a $35 million production budget.