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Sacha Baron Cohen’s Grimsby grabs third place at the local box office on opening weekend

Maggie Smith’s The Lady In The Van has knocked Marvel Comics’ Deadpool from the top spot of the local weekend box office as Sacha Baron Cohen’s Grimsby debuted at third place.

The Lady In The Van pulled in $1.548m over the weekend, taking its total box office to just over $5m while Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool made $1.609m – taking its total box office to a total of $39.622m.

Sacha Baron Cohen’s Grimsby, which tells the story of two estranged brothers, one a village idiot and the other an MI6 assassin, made $1.608m across 325 screens io its first weekend. Since premiering on Thursday, the comedy, which also stars Rebel Wilson, has made a total of $1.632m.

Rebel Wilson’s other film, How to Be Single, pulled in $878,340 across 270 screens to take its local box office to $9.379m.

Spotlight, the winner of the Best Picture gong at the Oscars, sold $348,175 in tickets across 169 screens.

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
The Lady In The Van (Sony) $1,658,403 0 $5,135,792
Deadpool (Fox) $1,609,207 327 $39,622,252
Grimsby (Roadshow) $1,608,230 325 $1,632,556
10 Cloverfield Lane (Paramount) $1,453,444 232 $1,465,642
How To Be Single (Wb) $878,340 270 $9,379,877
Zootopia (Disney) $542,556 164 $547,568
Love Punjab (Mindblowing Films) $406,601 27 $406,601
Hail, Caesar! (Universal) $390,860 0 $3,175,790
Spotlight (Eone) $348,175 169 $4,861,914
Brooklyn (Transmission) $328,216 212 $5,137,527
Gods Of Egypt (Eone) $318,754 177 $2,236,552
The Revenant (Fox) $212,682 116 $19,862,552
Ardaas (Sippy) $212,583 15 $213,252
Triple 9 (Roadshow) $192,199 143 $834,483
Ride Along 2 (Universal) $144,120 97 $2,828,189
Frozen (Disney) $118,169 70 $35,276,655
The Daughter (Roadshow) $109,213 55 $109,213
Zoolander 2 (Paramount) $90,519 0 $6,988,191
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Disney) $86,128 44 $93,753,557
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi (Paramount) $78,930 107 $1,272,227
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