Box office report: Madea clobbers Jack Reacher, Moonlight shines in limited release
Keeping up with time-tested tradition, Tyler Perry’s latest installment in the long-running Madea series debuts at the top of the domestic box office, pulling in a stellar $28.5 million across its first three days in wide release.
Boo! A Madea Halloween marks the fourth in Perry’s franchise to launch at the top of the North American chart, the first being 2005’s series kickoff Diary of a Mad Black Woman, which set sail at No. 1 in 2005 with a $21.9 million weekend gross.