M Night Shyamalan's Old has dominated the weekend box office in the US.
Starring Vicky Krieps, Gael García Bernal and Alex Wolff, the seemingly supernatural thriller follows a family in crisis after they and other holidaymakers end up trapped on a mysterious beach and begin to age rapidly.
No spoilers here, but it seems the film and its mind-melting ending intrigued plenty of audiences following its release as Old took $16.5 million in its opening weekend to top the US box office (via Cinema Blend).
Old's success saw it nudge out another new entry in the form of Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins, which took $13.35 million, as well as Scarlett Johansson's recent Marvel venture Black Widow, which brought in $11.6 million.
Old's feat is also one of note because it marks the first time M Night Shyamalan has topped the US box office with three consecutive releases.
Previously, Shyamalan topped the US box office twice in a row with Signs in 2002 and The Village in 2004.
His Apple TV+ collaboration Servant is currently filming its third season.
Old is in cinemas now.
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