Candyman slashed the domestic box office to take the no. 1 spot over the weekend with an impressive $22.4 million debut. 

The Nia DaCosta film earned an additional $5.2 million internationally for a total worldwide opening of $27.6.

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Nia has made history as the first Black woman to direct a number one film. 

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Candyman, which is produced by Jordan Peele, opened in 3,569 theaters and was projected to only bring in $15 million because of moviegoers’ concerns over the delta variant.

The filmstars Yahya Abdul Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, and Colman Domingo.

Watch the trailer below. 

Did you see the film over the weekend?