Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle continued to bark at the weekend box office. The action-packed film brought some-more journey seekers to film theatres.
King Of The Box Office Jungle
For the third week in a row, moviegoers wanted to the see the latest section in the Jumanji franchise. This week, the film surfaced the weekend box bureau with over $20 million in sheet sales.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle focused on 4 high school students who remade into their avatars in the game. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and Karen Gillian portrayed the diversion characters, and they had to play the mythological game. While on the quest, Jefferson ‘Seaplane’ McDonough (Nick Jonas) done an coming to give them a hand. The film also paid loyalty to the late Robin Williams who starred in the strange Jumanji film.
Since its recover on Dec. 20, Jumanji’s total sheet sales already exceeded $450.8 million.
The Box Office Debut Club
Three films done their box bureau debuts last weekend. Chris Hemsworth’s 12 Strong came in second place as the film took home $16.5 million in box bureau sales. 12 Strong’s plot concerned a tiny Green Beret corps invading Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks and making their way to a intensity fan on horseback.
Den of Thieves took home third place with some-more than $15.3 million in sheet sales. The movement thriller starring Gerald Butler, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, and O’Shea Jackson, Jr. focused on the Regulators, an chosen section of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The tract revolved around the face-off between the Regulators and an assertive organisation of bank robbers.
The intrigue comedy, Forever My Girl, capped off the Top 10 weekend box bureau list with $4.7 million. The film starring Alex Roe and Jessica Rothe focused on the story of a country star who perceived a second possibility to pursue a lady he left at the altar.
A Franchise Fever
In further to Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, moviegoers continued to group to sequels of renouned film franchises.
Paddington 2 continued to attract families to the theatres. The supplement picked up $8.2 million in sheet sales and came in sixth place. Star Wars: The Last Jedi earned $6.6 million. The film, which noted the final coming of Carrie Fisher’s Leia Organa, amassed some-more than $604.3 million in sum sales given its entrance on Dec. 15. The horror film Insidious: The Last Key made $5.9 million in sheet sales. Star Wars: The Last Jedi and The Last Key made it to the eighth and ninth place, respectively.
Award Show Update
Two films that competence accept several Oscar nominations done it to the box bureau list. Steven Spielberg’s The Post featuring the exquisite performances of Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep warranted over $12.2 million. Meanwhile, Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, and Zendaya’s movie, The Greatest Showman, netted $11 million in sheet sales.
Oscar nominations will be announced on Tuesday, Jan. 23, and nominees competence embody Jackman and the songwriting group stoical of Benk Pasek and Justin Paul.