‘Let Me Explain’ Sets Comedy Concert Film Record

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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