FROM WIRE REPORTS
“Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween” took first place during its debut weekend, Oct. 20-22.
The sequel came in first place in the box office, raking in an estimated $21.6 million in the U.S. and Canada.
The film follows Perry’s popular character Madea, who is tasked with protecting her grand-niece at a haunted campground.
“Boo 2!” received an A-minus on CinemaScore and an 8 percent “rotten” rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
The new film earned a little less than Tyler’s “Boo: A Madea Halloween,’’ which opened to $28.5 million last year.
Behind the “Boo 2’’ movie on opening weekend was “Geostorm,” a disaster epic that took in $13.3 million.