1917 surprises Star Wars at the box office!
It turns out that a Golden Globe Award for Best Film Drama helps a lot, as Universal's drama in World War I of 1917 surprised the box office with an impressive $ 36.5 million weekend estimate! Expanding from 11 theaters to 3434, Sam Mendes's star-less film built its momentum in a campaign around its groundbreaking unique presentation and the caliber of cinema. That brings the 1917 domestic gross to $ 39.2 million and the world to $ 60.4 million, which should rise further if the momentum leads to an Oscar victory.
After three weeks at the top of the box office, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was finally dethroned, falling to second place with $ 15 million on a $ 478.1 million home screen and $ 989.5 million across the board. the world. Not that these numbers are anything to sneeze at, but at the same point in its domestic execution, Force Awakens received $ 812.7 million and The Last Jedi recorded $ 572.6 million.
Jumanji: Sony's next level dropped from second to third place with $ 14 million, totaling $ 257.1 million in the country and a worldwide sum of $ 671.1 million.
Paramount Pictures' comedy Like a Boss opened at # 4 or 5 in 3078 theaters, with an estimated $ 10 million flat. Miguel Arteta's film is headed by Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne and Salma Hayek and received a critique 21% positive feedback on Rotten Tomatoes.
Warner Bros.'s Just Mercy drama went from 4 theaters to 2,375, raising about $ 10 million for slot # 4 or 5, depending on the actual numbers. Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx star.
20th Century Fox's underwater delay sank with an estimated $ 7 million debut, combined with a lack of brightness 52% Critical Reaction to Rotten Tomatoes virtually guarantees a watery pit for the science fiction movie. It also marks a second consecutive failure for former Twilight star Kristen Stewart after Charlie's Angels went bankrupt in November.