‘The Invisible Man’ Becomes First 2020 Horror Film to Top Box Office

Making $29 million on its opening weekend, the Elisabeth Moss-starring adaptation of H.G. Wells’ classic novel dethrones previous No. 1 holder, ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’.

AceShowbiz -“The Invisible Man” revamp has spooked its way to the top of the North American box office.

The critically-acclaimed thriller, starring “The Handmaid’s Tale” actress Elisabeth Moss, won its opening weekend (February 28-March 01) with a healthy $29 million (£22.7 million) debut, from a budget of less than $10 million (£7.8 million).

The latest adaptation of the classic H.G. Wells novel, written and directed by Leigh Whanell, also haunted global audiences, picking up another $20.2 million (£15.8 million) outside of the North American market.

It replaces “Sonic the Hedgehog” at number one, falling to two with a $16 million (£12.5 million) take in its third weekend on release, while Harrison Ford‘s “The Call of the Wild” is at three with $13.2 million (£10.3 million).

Top Ten Movies at Weekend Box Office for Feb. 28-Mar. 01, 2020 :

  1. The Invisible Man” – $29.0 million
  2. Sonic the Hedgehog” – $16.0 million
  3. The Call of the Wild” – $13.2 million
  4. My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising” – $5.1 million
  5. Bad Boys for Life” – $4.3 million
  6. Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn” – $4.1 million
  7. Impractical Jokers: The Movie” – $3.5 million
  8. 1917” – $2.6 million
  9. Brahms: The Boy II” – $2.6 million
  10. Fantasy Island” – $2.3 million

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