Shyamalan’s ‘Split’ tries to hold off ‘Rings’ at the box office

The Sixth Sense, Signs, The Last Airbender, and The Village. Those are the only four M. Night Shyamalan movies to have earned more domestically than Split.

The James McAvoy-led horror flick picked up an estimated $14.6 million in its third weekend, which was good enough for a three-peat at #1 in the domestic box office. That’s a feat director M. Night Shyamalan hasn’t pulled off since The Sixth Sense (which spent five weekends at #1).

The third weekend estimate brings Split‘s domestic take to $98.7 million, just edging out Shyamalan’s cult hit, Unbreakable, which ended its 2000/2001 domestic run at $95 million. It’s an impressive 17-day performance that only stands to improve. …

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