The romantic comedy with the casting 100% Asian confirms its status of phenomenon …

Americans are crazy about Crazy Rich Asian . The romantic comedy  that created the event this week in Hollywood with its 100% Asian cast took the lead in the North American box office this weekend.

Since its release Wednesday, the film has already garnered $ 34 million – including 25.2 million during the weekend alone – according to figures released Sunday by Exhibitor Relations. This adaptation by Jon Chu of Kevin Kwan’s novel published in France under the title Singapore millionaire (The paperback) ahead In troubled waters, the action movie with Jason Statham face a prehistoric shark 23 m long. A promise of strong sensations that has raised $ 21.2 million this weekend (for a total of $ 83.8 million since its release two weeks ago).

Coming soon in France

22 Miles  completes the podium. The thriller worn by Mark Walhberg pocketed $ 13.6 million.

If it will be October 10 to discover Crazy Rich Asian in French cinemas, In troubled waters will be showing this Wednesday and 22  Miles , August 29.