‘Let Me Explain’ Sets Comedy Concert Film Record


N. Brown | July 8, 2013 - 12:15 pm

With the weekend over and numbers officially in, Kevin Hart has plenty reason to celebrate the opening of Let Me Explain.

“We are making history!!!! #LetMeExplain I just cried tears of fxcking JOY!!!! I have the #1 comedy concert film opening of ALL-TIME!!! WOW This is why I work so f*cking hard….this moment is what I’ve been dreaming about!!! Thank you god & thank you fans!!! I love y’all 4 this,” an emotional Hart tweeted to his followers.

Multiple sources confirm that the stand up flick made an estimated $3.7 million by Friday night (July 5) and a total of $17.4 million for the 5-day holiday weekend.

Kevin Hart is slowly becoming a box office draw with upcoming roles in Think Like a Man Too and Ride Along with Ice Cube. Let Me Explain has also received critical praise as Hart’s best work to date.

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