Crazy Rich Asians is crazy successful. After a stellar opening weekend, and a strong second week with just a 6% drop, the romantic comedy has won the box office again in its third weekend, bringing home $22.2 million and a projected $30 million by Labor Day, according to Business Insider. This ranks the film as the biggest Labor Day earner in 11 years, tied with Halloween (2007), which also brought in $30 million.
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Forbes reports that the film has already surpassed Trainwreck (2015), Bad Moms (2016), and Girls Trip (2017), with a real chance at becoming the second-biggest romantic comedy in film history, behind My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002). The film has also officially crossed the $100 million mark.
Star Constance Wu, celebrated the third week on top with a still of her and co-star Henry Golding on Instagram. Both are en route to London where they will join their cast for press ahead of the U.K. premiere on September 15th.