Low-budget horror movie The Nun scares $ 53.5 million to top the weekend box office

Behind you !: The horror film The Nun led the domestic box office on its first weekend, and set aside the $ 53.5 million

The horror movie The Nun has topped the domestic box office on its first weekend, with a balance of $ 53.5 million.

Starring Demian Bichir and Taissa Farmiga as a priest and a rookie sent to face a demoniac nun, the R-rated movie also won $ 77,000 at the foreign box office.

That gives you a total of $ 131 million, a heavenly return on your budget of $ 22 million.

Behind you !: The horror film The Nun led the domestic box office on its first weekend, and set aside the $ 53.5 million

Behind you !: The horror film The Nun led the domestic box office on its first weekend, and set aside the $ 53.5 million

The Nun is the fifth installment of the The Conjuring franchise and now holds the record for its biggest opening weekend, according to Box Office Mojo.

Fear finally eliminated Crazy Rich Asians from the No. 1 spot they huddled for four weeks.

The romantic comedy reached No.2 with $ 13.6 million, pushing its domestic haul to $ 136.2 million and its global collection to $ 164.7 million.

Starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh and Awkwafina, the first all-Asian film has delivered more than its $ 30 million budget.

Nice wheels: after five weeks as No. 1, the Crazy Rich Asians finally fell to second place with $ 13.6 million, pushing their domestic haul to $ 136.2 million and their global catch to $ 164.7 million

Nice wheels: after five weeks as No. 1, the Crazy Rich Asians finally fell to second place with $ 13.6 million, pushing their domestic haul to $ 136.2 million and their global catch to $ 164.7 million

Nice wheels: after five weeks as No. 1, the Crazy Rich Asians finally fell to second place with $ 13.6 million, pushing their domestic haul to $ 136.2 million and their global catch to $ 164.7 million

She means it: Jennifer Garner's revenge movie, Peppermint, opened in third place with $ 13.3 million at home and $ 1.4 million abroad for a worldwide take of $ 14.6 million.

She means it: Jennifer Garner's revenge movie, Peppermint, opened in third place with $ 13.3 million at home and $ 1.4 million abroad for a worldwide take of $ 14.6 million.

She means it: Jennifer Garner's revenge movie, Peppermint, opened in third place with $ 13.3 million at home and $ 1.4 million abroad for a worldwide take of $ 14.6 million.

Jennifer Garner's revenge movie, Peppermint, opened in third place with $ 13.3 million at home and $ 1.4 million abroad for a worldwide take of $ 14.6 million.

The drama marks that the actresses return to the genre of action as a woman to take revenge on the murderers who killed her husband and daughter.

Holdovers completed the top 5 with Jason Statham's giant shark, The Meg, in fourth place with just over $ 6 million after five weeks in theaters.

Taking another bite: Jason Statham's giant shark movie, The Meg, came in fourth with just over $ 6 million after five weeks in theaters. Now it has accumulated $ 491.9 million worldwide

Taking another bite: Jason Statham's giant shark movie, The Meg, came in fourth with just over $ 6 million after five weeks in theaters. Now it has accumulated $ 491.9 million worldwide

Taking another bite: Jason Statham's giant shark movie, The Meg, came in fourth with just over $ 6 million after five weeks in theaters. Now it has accumulated $ 491.9 million worldwide

Now it has accumulated $ 491.9 million worldwide

The search found $ 4.5 million to be in fifth place in its third weekend at launch.

Starring John Cho, the thriller has grossed $ 32 million worldwide.

Keep looking: John Cho & # 39; s The Search found $ 4.5 million in fifth place on his third weekend at the launch. The thriller has won $ 32 million worldwide

Keep looking: John Cho & # 39; s The Search found $ 4.5 million in fifth place on his third weekend at the launch. The thriller has won $ 32 million worldwide

Keep looking: John Cho & # 39; s The Search found $ 4.5 million in fifth place on his third weekend at the launch. The thriller has won $ 32 million worldwide

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