‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ becomes one of the top 5 Sony Titles of all time in North America and practically the 1st best non Spider man movie domestically, not adjusting for inflation.
’Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart sold tickets worth $20 million on Sunday summing upto Domestic total of $317 Million in 5 Weeks. ‘Jumanji’ has also reigned internationally where it has grossed $450.8 Million, keeping the new releases from topping the charts for 3 straight weeks after dethroning Star Wars. The cumulative collection of Jumanji comes to $767.8 million.
‘12 Strong’ debuted at 2nd.
Chris Hemsworth starring ‘12 Strong’ debuted at the second position with gross ticket sales of $16.5 million. The movie is a War drama adapted from the Doug Stanton’s best seller “Horse Soldiers”. The Warner Bros. release is about a group of Special Force Soldiers sent to Northern Afghanistan after the 9/11 attack. ‘12 Strong’ attracted the older crowds. As per Warner Bros. 79% of their viewers were 25 plus. Black label media and Jerry Bruckheimer are the producers of ‘12 Strong’.
Beyond expectation ‘Den of Thieves’ debuts at No. 3.
Den of Thieves shocked everyone with debuting at No. 3 and total earning of approximately $15.3 million from 1432 theatres. The movie starring Gerard Butler, Curtis Jackson, Pablo Schreiber and O’Shea Jackson Jr. runs about a group of cops who have to stop a bank robbery in Downtown LA. ‘The Den of Thieves’ recieved a B+ Cinema score and it also appealed particularly the older crowd.
Star Wars crosses $600 million mark.
Disney and Lucasfilm’s ‘Star Wars: The last Jedi’ crossed the $600 million mark domestically after collecting a total of $6.6 million on Sunday and $604.3 million in 6 weeks. It became one of the top selling films of all times at rank 9 of the top 10 best selling films of all time with a total of $1.296 Billion in total ticket sales, not adjusting to inflation.