Jumanji Wins the Weekend Again While 12 Strong and Den of Thieves Beat Expectations
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle won the weekend again in its fifth week. That’s three weekends in a row in first place for the film. It brought in an estimated $20 million to increase its domestic gross to $317 million. The film also brought in an estimated $32.6 million at the foreign box office to bring that to a total of $450.8 million. Worldwide the film has earned $767.8 million on a $90 million budget.
In second place was a debut, 12 Strong which earned an estimated $16.5 million. The film was expected to earn $15 million. An “A” CinemaScore indicates audience reviews helped boost the film. That audience was 55% male and 79% were 25 years or older.
Dean of Thieves was not too far behind debuted with $15.3 million. That beat a lot of expectations and forecasts. The heist got a “B+” CinemaScore which was 60% male.
Dropping from second to fourth was The Post which earned an estimated $12.2 million to bring its domestic total to $45.2 million on a $50 mllion budget. The film has earned $55.1 million worldwide.
Rounding out the top five was The Greatest Showman with an estimated $11 million to raise its domestic total to $113.5 million. The film has brought it $231.5 million worldwide.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi has now earned $1.296 billion and domestically crossed $600 million. It’s now the ninth largest worldwide release of all-time.
When it comes to comic adaptations…
Thor: Ragnarok added $249,000 to its domestic total to bring that to $313.4 million. Worldwide the film has earned $851.5 million.
My Friend Dahmer continues to plug along adding $5,500 to its domestic total. The film has now earned $1,327,841.
We’ll be back in an hour for a deeper dive into 2017’s comic film releases.