The film, which stars Tom Cruise as a pilot working for the CIA who becomes a smuggler for Central American drug lords, earned $51.3 million at the domestic box office.
Warner’s “Dunkirk,” the top seller the previous week, slipped to No. 2 on both charts in its third week on shelves.
Rounding out the top five on both charts were Universal’s “Despicable Me 3” at No. 3, Fox’s “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” at No. 4, and Warner’s “The Lego Ninjago Movie” at No. 5.
Blu-ray Disc accounted for 61% of total unit sales for “American Made,” with 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray contributing 12% of the total.
“American Made” also debuted at No. 1 on the Media Play News rental chart for the week ended Jan. 7.
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