Box office top 20: ‘Last Jedi’ opens with $450.8M globally


The Associated Press



Coming in behind only “The Force Awakens,” ”Star Wars: The Last Jedi” notched the second-best opening weekend ever, grossing $220 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada, according to final box-office figures Monday.

“The Last Jedi” opened with $450.8 million globally, leading Hollywood’s best weekend of the year. Only one other film entered wide release against the Disney blockbuster: Fox’s “Ferdinand.” The children’s book adaptation from 20th Century Fox slumped to a $13.4 million opening.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by comScore:

1. “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” Disney, $220,009,584, 4,232 locations, $51,987 average, $220,009,584, 1 Week.

2. “Ferdinand,” 20th Century Fox, $13,401,586, 3,621 locations, $3,701 average, $13,401,586, 1 Week.

3. “Coco,” Disney, $9,949,471, 3,155 locations, $3,154 average, $150,735,367, 4 Weeks.

4. “Wonder,” Lionsgate, $5,226,277, 3,047 locations, $1,715 average, $109,083,015, 5 Weeks.

5. “Justice League,” Warner Bros., $4,309,225, 2,702 locations, $1,595 average, $219,595,572, 5 Weeks.

6. “Daddy’s Home 2,” Paramount, $3,812,824, 2,493 locations, $1,529 average, $96,592,806, 6 Weeks.

7. “Thor: Ragnarok,” Disney, $3,133,416, 1,895 locations, $1,654 average, $306,527,536, 7 Weeks.

8. “The Disaster Artist,” A24, $2,717,237, 1,010 locations, $2,690 average, $13,012,368, 3 Weeks.

9. “Murder On The Orient Express,” 20th Century Fox, $2,527,507, 1,923 locations, $1,314 average, $97,310,249, 6 Weeks.

10. “Lady Bird,” A24, $2,099,239, 947 locations, $2,217 average, $25,968,628, 7 Weeks.

11. “The Star,” Sony, $1,730,696, 1,936 locations, $894 average, $35,330,916, 5 Weeks.

12. “The Shape Of Water,” Fox Searchlight, $1,710,811, 158 locations, $10,828 average, $3,593,375, 3 Weeks.

13. “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri,” Fox Searchlight, $1,587,087, 944 locations, $1,681 average, $21,336,065, 6 Weeks.

14. “Bad Moms Christmas, A,” STX Entertainment, $1,011,180, 1,038 locations, $974 average, $70,753,119, 7 Weeks.

15. “Just Getting Started,” Broad Green Pictures, $1,008,113, 1,840 locations, $548 average, $5,493,590, 2 Weeks.

16. “Darkest Hour,” Focus Features, $847,525, 84 locations, $10,090 average, $2,338,373, 4 Weeks.

17. “Call Me By Your Name,” Sony Pictures Classics, $479,351, 30 locations, $15,978 average, $1,992,829, 4 Weeks.

18. “Wonder Wheel,” Amazon Studios, $460,069, 536 locations, $858 average, $839,323, 3 Weeks.

19. “Youth,” China Lion Entertainment, $338,604, 30 locations, $11,287 average, $338,604, 1 Week.

20. “I, Tonya,” Neon Rated, $171,279, 5 locations, $34,256 average, $548,644, 2 Weeks.

The Associated Press

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