Deadpool made history by becoming the first R-rated movie to break $100 million in its opening weekend. According to Box Office Mojo, the Ryan Reynolds movie earned $135 million, doubling the initial predictions of $65 million.
The previous record-holder for biggest R-rated opening was The Matrix Reloaded, which earned $91.8 million when it premiered in 2003.
Deadpool also beat the President's Day record Fifty Shades of Grey set last year, which earned $93 million over four days. Deadpool is currently expected to earn $150 million by the time the weekend is over.
The other two new releases, How to Be Single and Zoolander 2, failed to give Deadpool any competition, with neither even able to take the second spot. Instead, Kung Fu Panda 3 came in second with $19.7 million. The Dakota Johnson flick How to Be Single came in third with $18.8 million, followed by the anticipated Zoolander sequel, which earned $15.7 million.
Oscar nominee The Revenant rounded out the top five with $6.9 million. The Coen brothers' Hail, Caesar! took the sixth spot with $6.6 million. Rounding out the top ten are Star Wars: The Force Awakens($6.2 million), The Choice ($5.3 million), Ride Along 2 ($4.1 million) and The Boy ($2.9 million).
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