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Deadpool 2 Has Record Opening

Posted By: Matt McGloin
Fri, 05/18/2018 - 23:00
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Deadpool 2 is a smash hit as Thursday night previews saw record numbers for an R-rated movie with $18.6 million.

The sequel crushed the $13.5 million previous Thursday night record brought in by IT last year, and it is nearly $6 million more than the first Deadpool movie brought back in 2016.

The Thursday number is actually on par with The Avengers and ahead of the $18.5 million preview for Jurassic World, both of which debuted over $200 million.

Deadpool 2 was initially pegged to open around $130 million - similar to the first movie - but if the numbers stay as high as they do, expect a much larger opening.

The Rotten Tomatoes score is at 84% with 228 reviews accounted for: 191 Fresh to 37 Rotten.

Watch the Deadpool 2 "First 10 years" promo below. 

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