Good Boys First R-Rated Comedy to Open at #1 in Three Years

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8/20/19 12:17AM

Written by: Jennifer Lopez

Good Boys majorly exceeded expectations over the weekend, and was rewarded with the #1 spot at the box office.

The comedy took in over $21 million in the United States, becoming the first R-rated comedy to open at the top spot since The Boss, starring Melissa McCarthy, in April of 2016.

Courtesy: Universal

The film, produced by Seth Rogan, follows three 6th grade boys who play hooky and go on an adventure involving girls, stolen drugs, and a massive party. The movie stars Jacob Tremblay, Keith Williams, and Brady Noon.

Good Boys took in an additional $2 million internationally for a total of $23 million globally.

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw moved down one spot to #2, taking in $14 million, while The Lion King rounded out the top 3 with a $12 million weekend.

Courtesy: Disney

Hobbs & Shaw went over the $400 million mark this week with international box office included. The film currently sits at $438 million. The Lion King has a billion dollar lead on Dwayne Johnson’s Hobbs, currently sitting at $1.437 billion at the box office.

Catch the entire box office picture by watching our Box Office Breakdown show at the link above!