‘Straight Outta Compton’ Tops $200 Million in Worldwide Box Office

Universal-Legendary’s “Straight Outta Compton” has reached $200 million at the worldwide box office, the seventh Universal title to reach the milestone this year.

The current domestic gross is $161.1 million and international gross will be $38.9 million by the end of Monday.

Straight Outta Compton” posted the biggest R-rated August opening ever and held the top spot at the domestic box office for three weeks in a row. It’s also the highest-grossing music biopic of all time, topping the record held by “Walk the Line.”

The movie, directed by F. Gary Gray, is also highest-grossing film from a black director.

“Straight Outta Compton” posted its top international take in the U.K. with $12.2 million, followed by Australia with $7.3 million. It has four international territories still to release including Russia on Nov. 12 and Spain on Nov. 13.

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