Jordan Peele’s new horror film “Us,” earned an estimated $70.3 million in North America over the weekend — more than tripling its production budget of $20 million.
The R-rated film stars Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke as parents trying to fend off an attack from evil Doppelgängers. The film has made $87 million worldwide.
The film is just Peele’s second. His film “Get Out” brought in $255 million at the box office globally — $33 million on its opening weekend.
The No. 1 opening in 2019 was by “Captain Marvel,” from Disney and Marvel Studios.