While it was expected that "Dunkirk" would be showcasing an epic war, it was still unpredicted how it will do at the box office for its opening weekend. Then it appears now that this Christopher Nolan film is garnering a good result with more or less $50M from its opening weekend.

It is a very good start for this movie as having been told. It will enable this British World War II title to leg out to a 3x multiple. Director Christopher Nolan’s previous movie "Interstellar" posted a 3-day of $47.5M and made a near 4x multiple at the domestic box office ending with $188M.

His films just have great outcomes.

'Dunkirk' box office eyes strong $51 Million

This Christopher Nolan film is absolutely making its way to a very successful finish as it is currently dominating the box office after earning $51M in its opening weekend. It is surprisingly ahead among films like "Girls Trip" and "Valerian" and is staying strong after its release in 3,720 North American locations.

This highly-acclaimed Warner Bros. War Film about World War II initially earned more than $20 million including the $5.5 million earnings during night previews the day before. Then as of afternoon, it ranges from $35M to $40M and that its final figure for the weekend was estimated to be ranging from 53M to $62M.

Following Nolan's film is Universal's comedy movie "Girls Trip" which also performed good at $12 Million and forecasting a $25M after being aired in 2,591 sites. Following is Luc Besson’s sci-fi epic film "“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” which has disastrous earnings of only $18M after it aired in 3,533 sites.

“Dunkirk” is the first time to have the widest 70MM release since 1990's, a manifestation of how exhibitors trust Christopher Nolan.

The night preview figures of $5.5 million included $1.6 million from 402 Imax screens for a very good start at $3,980 per location on average.

"Dunkirk" is a different sort of war film

“Dunkirk” follows the story during World War II on how 300,000 stranded Allied troops were evacuated from the beach of Dunkirk. This hit film stars Kenneth Branagh, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy and Harry Styles of One Direction.

Film critics made a very good reception and commented good things for the cinematography, the direction of the film, the acting, and its musical score.

However, "Dunkirk" is incomparable to Christopher Nolan's other films like "Interstellar," "The Dark Knight" or "Inception" because this was based entirely on a true story while the latter was only creations of the mind.