Friday Update: Star Wars: The Last Jedi soared to $45 million domestically on Thursday evening, marking the second best Thursday night launch of all-time. That comes in behind The Force Awakens’ $57 million by just 21 percent, while topping Rogue One‘s $29 million by 55 percent. Of note, IMAX venues generated $5.3 million last night,
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For only the second time in the studio’s history, Universal has crossed the $5 billion mark at the global box office. The total now stands at $5.003 billion, with $3.398 billion coming from international grosses and $1.605 billion from domestic ticket sales. The obvious highlights this year are two of
Fandango’s press release: Three days before its release date, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” has already smashed the record as Fandango’s top advance ticket-seller of the year. (The previous record-holder was Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.”) Even though the film doesn’t officially open till Friday, Fandango’s pre-release ticket sales for “Last Jedi”
Sunday Update: The third time’s the charm for Disney/Pixar’s Coco, which came in slightly above its Sunday estimate with $18.4 million. It becomes the first film to spend three weekends in the top spot since The Hitman’s Bodyguard in August and early September. Warner Bros.’ Justice League also slightly beat its Sunday estimate
Saturday Report: Disney and Pixar’s Coco again led the way on Friday, adding $4.272 million for a 32 percent Friday-to-Friday drop (besting Moana‘s comparable 35.7 percent drop at the same point). That brings Coco‘s 17-day domestic total to $121.478 million as the film continues to hold very well heading into the heart of holiday season.
Burbank, CA, December 5, 2017 – Warner Bros. Pictures has crossed the $5 billion mark at the global box office this year—only the second time in its illustrious history that the Studio has crossed that tremendous milestone. It is also the eighth time in the last nine years that Warner
Monday Update: It may be about the Day of the Dead, but Disney-Pixar’s Coco was anything but dead as it stayed on top for a second straight weekend with $27.5 million, above its Sunday estimate. Warner Bros.’ Justice League also slightly exceeded its Sunday estimate, earning $16.6 million to take second place —
Saturday Report: Disney/Pixar’s Coco added $6.276 million on its tenth day of release, claiming first place again as expected with no new wide releases competing in the post-Thanksgiving frame. Coco has tallied $88.85 million thus far, putting it 9 percent behind where Moana stood at the same point last year, and 39 percent ahead of The Good Dinosaur.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is raking in the pre-sales. Two weeks ahead of the film’s Dec. 14 release, MovieTickets.com reports that the Rian Johnson-directed followup is the service’s top-selling title by far, accounting for 28.4% of all tickets sold in the last 24 hours. That compares with Coco‘s 14.9%, Justice