Monday Update: Warner Bros.’ Aquaman three-peated at the box office with a confirmed $31.0M this weekend. Sony’s horror Escape Room started in second place with $18.2M. Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns fell -44% to $15.8M in third place. Comparisons Total box office this weekend was $138.7M. That’s -26.2% below last weekend and -16.2% above this same weekend
Wednesday, January 2 Update: Coming in first place at the North American box office for the second weekend in a row, Aquaman slightly bested its 3-day estimate of $51.55 million with an actual gross of $52.11 million over the 3-day period, while the Warner Bros. superhero tentpole managed $78.50 million over
Saturday, December 29 Report: Warner Bros.’ Aquaman continues to float atop the box office after posting another $17.1 million on Friday. Domestically, that brings the DC title’s haul up to $154.3 million after eight days of release, putting it 32 percent ahead of the pace of Venom and 37 percent ahead of Ant-Man and the Wasp.
The final weekend of 2018 will see a number of strong holdovers as the Christmas-New Year’s corridor carries on, offering something for a variety of audiences. Holmes & Watson and Vice debuted in wide release on Christmas Day this past Tuesday and are included in the forecast below. Note: Theater counts for Mary Queen of