The Maze Runner Wins the Weekend Bumping Jumanji Into Second
Maze Runner: The Death Cure was the top film at the weekend box office bumping off last weekend’s champ. The film earned an estimated $23.5 million. That’s about $7 million less than the previous film and $9 million less than the first. This third film also has the largest budget of the three films, $62 million. It also earned $15 million overseas in four markets the previous week. This weekend it added almost 70 markets and brought in $62.7 million. Worldwide the film has earned $105.5 million.
The film earned a “B+” CinemaScore and was 51% female.
In second pace was Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle which added an estimated $16.4 million. It has now earned $338.1 million domestically and has passed Spider-Man: Homecoming for domestic earnings. The film also passed Wonder Woman for worldwide earnings and now stands at $822.1 million.
In third place was Hostiles which earned an estimated $10.2 million in its sixth week. The film has earned $12.1 million domestically. The film shot up from last week’s place of #23 after it expanded the number of theaters it was in.
The Greatest Showman switched spots with the Post and came in fourth. The film added an estimated $9.5 million to its domestic total which is $126.5 million. Worldwide the film has earned $259.5 million.
The Post came in fifth with $8.9 million to bring its domestic total to $58.5 million. Worldwide the film has earned $83 million.
When it comes to comic adaptations…
Thor: Ragnarok came in at #28 and earned $183,000. Its domestic total is $313.7 million and $851.9 million worldwide.
My Friend Dahmer is still bringing in the dollars after 13 weeks with $1,500. The domestic total for the film is now $1,338,071.
We’ll be back in an hour for a deeper dive into 2017’s comic adaptations on the big screen.