‘Deadpool’ Shatters Box Office Records
Deadpool shot to the top of this weekend's box office with an estimated $135 million, breaking the February record set by Fifty Shades of Grey which took in $85.1 million last year, and the biggest opening for an R-rated film since The Matrix Reloaded, which debuted with $91.7 million.
Kung Fu Panda 3 dropped to a distant second place with $19.6 million, and How to Be Single debuted in third place with $18.7 million.
Zoolander 2 debuted in a disappointing fourth place with $15.6 million, and The Revenant came in fifth with $6.9 million.
Figures courtesy of Boxofficemojo.com