'Deadpool' Bewitches Box Office at Top Spot With $55M


“Deadpool” continues to cast its spell on moviegoers.

Ryan Reynolds’ raunchy superhero flick remained at the No. 1 over the weekend earning $55 million. In its second outing the Marvel film bested opening dramas “The Witch” and “Risen.”

“Deadpool” also made history by reaching pass $200 million in earning on its ninth day–faster than any R-rated title. Through Sunday its domestic total was $235.4 million. Combined with overseas ticket sales, “Deadpool” has earned $491.7 million. Its worldwide total puts it on the trajectory to surpass the top-R rated film record set by “The Matrix Reloaded,” which earned $742.1 million.