Straight Outta Compton opened in the U.S on Friday taking in $24.2 million at the box office on its first day and ended the weekend at around $56.1 million takings.
The debut of the highly anticipated film also became one of the sixth biggest August weekends ever in history,
The Biopic is a rated ‘R’ movie and was also the tenth biggest R-rated debuts ever and even took in double of any other debut for a musical biopic. Work has already started by the film company for an Oscar nominations considerations campaign.
The biopic of N.W.A charts the rise of the young group from the streets of Compton into one of the biggest groups in Hip-Hop.
‘Straight Outta Compton’ will be opening in U.K cinemas at the end of August.