Box Office Top 20: ‘Black Panther’ holds grip on No.1 spot


The Associated Press



Disney and Marvel’s “Black Panther” held on to the No. 1 spot at the box office for the fourth weekend in a row, adding $40.8 million to its North American gross.

“Black Panther” has earned a staggering $561.7 million domestically and over $1 billion worldwide.

It beat out Disney’s newest film, “A Wrinkle in Time,” which debuted in second place with $33.1 million. The Ava DuVernay directed film cost just over $100 million to produce.

The horror film, “The Strangers: Prey At Night,” opened in third place with $10.4 million. The Jennifer Lawrence spy-thriller “Red Sparrow” took fourth in its second weekend with $8.5 million and the comedy “Game Night” rounded out the top five with $7.9 million.

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. “Black Panther,” Disney, $40,817,579, 3,942 locations, $10,355 average, $561,697,180, 4 Weeks.

2. “A Wrinkle In Time,” Disney, $33,123,609, 3,980 locations, $8,323 average, $33,123,609, 1 Week.

3. “The Strangers: Prey At Night,” Aviron Pictures, $10,402,271, 2,464 locations, $4,222 average, $10,402,271, 1 Week.

4. “Red Sparrow,” 20th Century Fox, $8,502,263, 3,064 locations, $2,775 average, $31,471,006, 2 Weeks.

5. “Game Night,” Warner Bros., $7,863,391, 3,061 locations, $2,569 average, $45,004,023, 3 Weeks.

6. “Peter Rabbit,” Sony, $6,775,718, 3,112 locations, $2,177 average, $93,433,524, 5 Weeks.

7. “Death Wish,” MGM, $6,581,130, 2,882 locations, $2,284 average, $23,856,431, 2 Weeks.

8. “Annihilation,” Paramount, $3,302,319, 1,709 locations, $1,932 average, $26,246,833, 3 Weeks.

9. “The Hurricane Heist,” Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures, $3,024,399, 2,402 locations, $1,259 average, $3,024,399, 1 Week.

10. “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” Sony, $2,742,244, 2,157 locations, $1,271 average, $397,250,264, 12 Weeks.

11. “Gringo,” STX Entertainment, $2,722,420, 2,404 locations, $1,132 average, $2,722,420, 1 Week.

12. “The Shape Of Water,” Fox Searchlight, $2,347,664, 1,552 locations, $1,513 average, $60,940,802, 15 Weeks.

13. “The Greatest Showman,” 20th Century Fox, $1,914,157, 952 locations, $2,011 average, $167,614,558, 12 Weeks.

14. “Fifty Shades Freed,” Universal, $1,368,020, 1,357 locations, $1,008 average, $98,382,615, 5 Weeks.

15. “Thoroughbreds,” Focus Features, $1,224,430, 549 locations, $2,230 average, $1,224,430, 1 Week.

16. “MET Opera: Semiramide (2018),” Fathom Events, $1,200,000, 900 locations, $1,333 average, $1,200,000, 1 Week.

17. “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri,” Fox Searchlight, $694,643, 552 locations, $1,258 average, $53,339,205, 18 Weeks.

18. “The Post,” 20th Century Fox, $328,610, 278 locations, $1,182 average, $81,159,866, 12 Weeks.

19. “Call Me By Your Name,” Sony Pictures Classics, $293,406, 309 locations, $950 average, $17,458,151, 16 Weeks.

20. “A Fantastic Woman,” Sony Pictures Classics, $271,632, 166 locations, $1,636 average, $1,157,307, 6 Weeks.

The Associated Press