A giant prehistoric shark is released from the ocean’s depths in a rescue operation in “The Meg.” (Warner Bros. Pictures/Warner Bros. Pictures)
Top 10 films

“The Meg” easily took the top spot at the box office. The number of weeks in release is in parentheses.

Weekend total
in millions of dollars
1. The Meg (1) 44.5 44.5
2. Mission: Impossible — Fallout (3) 20.0 162.0
3. Disney’s Christopher Robin (2) 12.4 50.0
4. Slender Man (1) 11.3 11.3
5. BlackKkKlansman (1) 10.8 10.8
6. The Spy Who Dumped Me (2) 6.6 24.6
7. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (4) 5.8 103.8
8. The Equalizer 2 (4) 5.5 89.6
9. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (5) 5.1 146.9
10. Ant-Man and the Wasp (6) 4.0 203.5

Source: boxofficemojo.comTHE WASHINGTON POST