‘Knives Out’ leads a quiet Thanksgiving weekend at the box office


Photo credit: Claire Folger © 2018 MRC II Distribution Company L.P. All rights reserved.(NEW YORK) — Opening nationwide on Wednesday:

* Knives Out — This murder mystery from Looper and Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson stars Daniel Craig as a detective trying to solve a murder of the patriarch at an ill-fated family gathering.  The ensemble cast also includes Chris Evans, Michael Shannon, Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Collette, Christopher Plummer and Don Johnson.  Rated RG-13.

* Queen & Slim — This romantic thriller from Lena Waithe, creator of Showtime’s The Chi, stars Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya and newcomer Jodie Turner-Smith as a new couple who go on the run after a minor traffic violation turns deadly.  Chloë Sevigny, Flea and Bokeem Woodbine also star.  Rated R.

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