Top Weapon: Radical is a substantial box office success. While it had actually been expected that the brand-new movie would attract filmgoers, the follow up has actually still handled to go beyond expectations with a huge weekend haul of $134 million in North American theaters. It’s anticipated to clear $151 million through Monday as it continues to blaze its method through theaters for the Memorial Day vacation weekend, though that will put it simply short of breaking the 2017 record set by Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End with $153 million. Factoring in around the world ticket sales, Top Weapon: Radical is at $248 million overall.

The follow up likewise sets a brand-new profession-best for star Tom Cruise. It is the highest-grossing domestic movie launching of the veteran star’s decades-long profession, likewise marking the very first movie of his to go beyond the $100 million mark in its opening weekend. His previous record was $64 million for War of the Worlds in 2005. The movie falls simply behind Spider-Man: No Chance House ($260 million), Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Insanity ($187 million), and The Batman ($134 million) as one of the greatest earners of the pandemic age.