Category Archives: Box Office

Weekend Box Office: ‘The Last Jedi’ Nabs 2nd Largest Opening Ever

The Last Jedi

Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm‘s Star Wars: The Last Jedi drew in a near-record $220 million in the domestic box office, the second-highest opening weekend of all time behind 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Coco’ Takes Down ‘Justice League’ for a Third Time

Disney and Pixar’s Animated Film

Disney and Pixar’s Coco topped the moderate domestic box office for a third time, adding $18.3 million to bring its North American total to $135.5 million.

Warner Bros. and DC’s Justice League remained in the second spot with $9.6 million and Lionsgate’s sleeper hit Wonder placed third with $8.5 million.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Coco’ Beats ‘Justice League’ Again

North American Box Office

The animated Pixar hit Coco easily takes No. 1 for a second week with $26.1 million, beating out its closest competition Justice League (Warner Bros.), which remained in second place with $16.5 million. The movie, which follows a Mexican boy into the underworld, takes its North American total to $108.6 million.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Coco’ Beats ‘Justice League’ Over Thanksgiving

Pixar’s Animated Musical

Pixar’s Coco won the five-day box office turkey trot with an estimated $71.2 million, with $49 million from the Friday-to-Sunday period. The musical trip, set during Mexico’s Día de Muertos celebration, features the voices of Anthony Gonzalez, Benjamin Bratt, Gael Garcia Bernal, Edward James Olmos, Alanna Ubach, and is directed by Lee Unkrich and co-directed by Adrian Molina.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Justice League’ Underperformed with $96 Million

The DC Team-Up

Warner Bros. Pictures‘ costly Justice League has dominated the U.S. box office but fallen well short of expectations with a $96 million across the Friday-to-Sunday period. The movie reportedly cost $300-350 million to produce and it’s by far the lowest launch in the DC Extended Universe to date.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Still Rules

Disney-Marvel’s Blockbuster

Disney-Marvel’s big-budget action fantasy Thor: Ragnarok continues to reign supreme at the North American box office with $56.6 million in its second weekend.

Newcomers Daddy’s Home 2 (Paramount Pictures) and Murder on the Orient Express (20th Century Fox) are also among the top five, but Taika Waititi‘s colorful blockbuster retained the number one spot at the box office.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Takes 7 Times More than ‘Bad Moms Christmas’

Taika Waititi's Superhero Film

Marvel Studios‘ Thor: Ragnarok is heading for a stellar opening weekend with $121 million, well ahead of this weekend’s second-highest grossing film, A Bad Moms Christmas, which made just over $17 million.