“A Quiet Place Part II” garnered $48.4 million over the weekend so far, the highest of any film release during the pandemic.
John Krasinski’s “A Quiet Place Part II,” the sequel to the 2018 original, had garnered $48.4 million over the Memorial Day weekend by Monday—the highest box office return of any film release during the pandemic.
The Paramount film is currently on pace to pick up around $58 million for the four-day Memorial Day weekend.
The sequel has been critically acclaimed and earmarked as a must-see film, especially on the big screen.
More than 70% of theaters were open heading into the holiday weekend. As vaccination rates continue to rise and the number of coronavirus cases decline, consumer confidence in returning to movie theaters has spiked. Not to mention, studios are finally releasing new content.