A box-office debut win for Madea Halloween movie


Tyler Perry’s Madea scares up more laughs
in “Boo 2.’’
“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.


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