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‘Deadpool 2’ Breaks R-Rated Box Office Record for Thursday Previews with an Estimated $15M+

Deadpool 2 is officially in theaters today and with that comes major box office earnings. With last night’s previews, the R-rated film has already broken a box office record.

According to Deadline, the David Leitch directed comic book movie, pulled in an estimated $15 million-plus last night to set the new record for highest grossing R-rated film for Thursday previews.

Deadpool 2 ousted previous record holder, It, which made $13.5 million when it was released last September.

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Deadpool and Colossus in Deadpool 2 (Courtesy of 20th Century Fox)

While box office totals are still being tallied, the estimate for the Thursday night preview showings of Deadpool 2 could rise anywhere from $16 million to $18 million. This number bests its predecessor which made $12.7 million in Thursday night previews back when it was released in 2016.

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Source: Screen Rant

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