Denzel Washington’s ‘Equalizer’ tops US box office

The Equalizer has debuted at number one in the US box office.

The Denzel Washington crime-thriller made $35m during it’s first weekend in theatres, knocking The Maze Runner down to the second spot with $17.5m.

The Boxtrolls debuts at number three with a little over $17m, while This is Where I Leave You falls to fourth place.

Dolphin Tale 2 takes $4.8m and stays at number five, and No Good Deed falls to six with $4.6m.

Liam Neeson’s A Walk Among the Tombstones drops down to seven with $4.2m, while Guardians of the Galaxy falls to eighth place with weekend earnings of nearly $3.8m.

Let’s Be Cops takes ninth place with $1.5m, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles completes the top 10 with $1.4m.

The US weekend box office top 10 for September 28 is as follows:
1. The Equalizer – $35,000,000
2. The Maze Runner – $17,500,000
3. The Boxtrolls – $17,250,000
4. This is Where I Leave You – $7,010,000
5. Dolphin Tale 2 – $4,835,000
6. No Good Deed – $4,600,000
7. A Walk Among the Tombstones – $4,234,000
8. Guardians of the Galaxy – $3,789,000
9. Let’s Be Cops – $1,515,000
10. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – $1,450,000

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