The Rise of Skywalker Threepeats as it Crosses Over $900 Million Worldwide
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker made it three weeks in a row at the top of the box office. The film earned an estimated $33.7 million dropping 53% from the previous week. The movie has now earned $450.8 million domestically. Internationally, the film added $50.5 million to bring that total to $468 million. Worldwide, the movie has earned $918.8 million making little doubt that the film will cross the billion dollar mark, the seventh film of 2019 to do so for Disney.
Jumanji: The Next Level came in second place with an estimated $26.5million. Domesitcally, the film has earned $236.2 million. Internationally, the film added $42.4 million to bring that total to $374 million for a global total of $610 million. The film will be released in Brazil on January 16.
Little Women came in third with just a 19% drop. The film earned an estimated $13.6 million to bring its domestic total to $60 million. It added $9.5 million internationally from six markets to bring that total to $20.4 million.
The Grudge debuted in fourth place with an estimated $11.3 million beating expectations. The film received an “F” CinemaScore so don’t expect it to do too well. The audience was 53% male and 51% was aged 25 or older.
Frozen II came in ffith place with an estimated $11.3 million to bring its domestic total to $449.9 million. The movie also added $42.4 million internationally to bring that total to $875.3 million and $1.325 billion worldwide. It’s now the highest grossing animated release of all time.
No comic film made the weekend box office list but we’ll be back in an hour to look at 2019’s releases.