The all-Asian cast film raked in over $30 million over the holiday

Crazy Rich Asians has broken an 11-year-old Labor Day Weekend record.

Elite Daily, reports that Crazy Rich Asians has broken a Labor Day Weekend record that has not been touched since 2007.

Having already topped the US box office during its opening weekend earning $34 million, the Jon M Chu film was on track to dominate Labor Day Weekend.

It has since been reported that the all-Asian cast film has exceeded expectations. As of Monday 3 September, Crazy Rich Asians brought in over $30 million over the long holiday weekend.

2007’s Halloween was the last film to earn that much money over the holiday. Prior to that, The Six Sense brought in $29.3 million in 1999.

In total, Crazy Rich Asians has made over $111 million since it premiered in mid-August 2018.

In related news, Crazy Rich Asians star Michelle Yeoh recently discussed her character in the film, emphasising the importance of family in Asian culture.

Crazy Rich Asian is now in theatresClick here to read Resonate writer Joie Ha’s review of the film.

 

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