Star Wars: The Last Jedi tops ticket office once again, with Jumanji a close 2nd

With just a few hours left in 2017, Star Wars: The Last Jedi has actually sealed its location as the greatest domestic ticket office release of the year.

Rian Johnson’s Episode VIII topped the domestic ticket office for the 3rd straight weekend, including an approximated $524 million to its overall. Through Sunday, The Last Jedi has actually acquired an approximated $5171 million locally, and it’s anticipated to reach $5303 million after New Year’s Day. That would press The Last Jedi past Beauty and the Beast ($504 million) to become this year’s highest-grossing domestic release.

This weekend, The Last Jedi likewise crossed $1 billion around the world, for an approximated international overall of $1.04 billion through Sunday. The Last Jedi is still pacing well behind 2015’s record-breaking The Force Awakens, however in a matter of days, it will exceed the whole international gross of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which made $1.06 billion after opening in 2015. ( The Last Jedi still hasn’t opened all over worldwide, and it will strike theaters in China on Jan. 5.)

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At the domestic ticket office, nevertheless, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is close behind The Last Jedi, making 2nd location with an approximated $506 million. Jake Kasdan’s follow-up to the cherished 1995 Robin Williams motion picture stars Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Karen Gillan, and Kevin Hart, and in its 2nd weekend, it has actually made $1698 million locally. Through Monday, it’s anticipated to reach a domestic overall of $1863 million– and if those numbers hold, it might exceed The Last Jedi to win the four-day New Year’s weekend.

Elsewhere, Pitch Perfect 3 made $178 million in its 2nd weekend, bringing its domestic overall to an approximated $643 million through Sunday and anticipated $692 million through Monday. The Hugh Jackman-starring musical The Greatest Showman likewise included $178 million in its 2nd weekend for a domestic overall of $488 million through Sunday and an anticipated $538 million through Monday.

The animated Ferdinand, starring John Cena as the voice of the titular bull, completed the leading 5 with $117 million, for a domestic overall of $538 million through Sunday. It’s predicted to strike $573 million through Monday.

Outside the top 10, Aaron Sorkin’s directorial launching Molly’s Game made $2.3 million in its very first complete weekend, making $5.2 million locally because it opened in minimal release on Christmas Day. The movie, which stars Jessica Chastain as the well-known poker mastermind Molly Bloom, broadens across the country Jan. 5.

See this weekend’s top 10 at the domestic ticket office listed below, by means of comScore.

1. Star Wars: The Last Jedi — $524 million
2. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle — $506 million
3. Pitch Perfect 3 — $178 million
4. The Greatest Showman — $153 million
5. Ferdinand — $1117 million
6. Coco — $6.6 million
7. All the cash on the planet — $5.5 million
8. Darkest Hour — $5.3 million
9. Downsizing — $4.6 million
10 Father Figures — $3.7 million

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