‘Spiral’ stays at #1, pushes ‘Saw’ franchise to a billion bucks

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Spiral, the latest entry in the Saw horror series, earned an estimated $4.5 million in North America and $2.67 million overseas this weekend, pushing the franchise’s total past the $1 billion mark. 

Thus far, Spiral — starring Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson — has earned $15.8 million in the U.S. and $6.7 million internationally for a global haul of $22.5 million

Coming in second place at the domestic box office this week was Jason Statham‘s latest team-up with writer-director Guy Ritchie, Wrath of Man. The revenge thriller made $2.9 million.

Angelina Jolie‘s thriller Those Who Wish Me Dead earned $1.8M, good enough for third place, followed by Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon earning $1.6 million and Godzilla vs. Kong‘s weekly total of more than $1.4 million, respectively rounding out the fourth and fifth slots.

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