JANUARY 21 UPDATE: Star Wars: The Last Jedi became only the sixth release in history to cross $600m in North America at the weekend, while Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle held on to the box office crown.
The Last Jedi added $6.56m via Buena Vista for $604.3m. It becomes Disney’s third release to reach the milestone alongside Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Marvel’s The Avengers. The worldwide tally has reached $1.2963bn.
Sony’s Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle held on to top spot for the third consecutive weekend as a further $19.5m boosted the running total to $316.5m.
War film 12 Strong from Warner Bros starring Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, and Michael Pena arrived in second place on $15.8m in 3,002 theatres , while thriller Den Of Thieves starring Gerard Butler opened in third place via STX on $15.2m in 2,432.
Roadside Attractions debuted the musical romance Forever My Girl at number 10 on $4.2m in 1,115 sites.
Paul Thomas Anderson’s Phantom Thread climbed eight places through Focus Features after expanding from 62 to 896 venues in its fourth session, adding $3.2m for $6.1m.
Box office for the top 12 generated $110.9m, down 18.8% on last weekend and down 13.8% on the comparable session in 2017 when Split debuted at number one.
This week’s wide release is Fox’s Maze Runner: The Death Cure starring Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Walter Goggins, and Aiden Gillen.
Confirmed top 10 North America January 19-21, 2018
Film (Dist) / Conf wkd gross / Conf total to date
1 (1) Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle (Sony) Sony Pictures Releasing International $19.5m $316.5m
2 (-) 12 Strong (Warner Bros) Warner Bros Pictures International $15.8m –
3 (-) Den Of Thieves (STX Entertainment) STX International $15.2m –
4 (2) The Post (Fox-Amblin) Fox International $11.7m $44.8m
5 (4) The Greatest Showman (Fox) Fox International $10.6m $113.1m
6 (7) Paddington 2 (Warner Bros) Studiocanal $8m $24.8m
7 (3) The Commuter (Lionsgate) Lionsgate International $6.6m $25.6m
8 (6) Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Buena Vista) Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International $6.56m $604.3m
9 (5) Insidious: The Last Key (Sony Pictures Releasing International $5.9m $58.7m
10 (-) Forever My Girl (Roadside Attractions) $4.2m –