The Oscar winner’s acclaimed follow-up to Get Out exceeded expectations earning an estimated $70.3 million in North America. Industry experts predicted the film would make closer to $45 million this weekend. The film’s production budget was just $20 million, making the film already a hit for Universal.
On top of winning the box office, Us also broke some major records, as Variety reports. It became the biggest debut for an original R-rated film since Mark Wahlberg’s Ted in 2012; and surpassed A Quiet Place