Jumanji Beats Star Wars At US Box Office

The new Jumanji movie, Welcome to the Jungle, pushes The Last Jedi down to No. 3.


Star Wars: The Last Jedi has fallen down the charts for the latest box office report. For the January 5-7 weekend, Disney's sci-fi blockbuster made $23.6 million to finish third. No. 1 in the US and Canada over the weekend was Sony's Jumanji reboot, Welcome to the Jungle, which made $36 million over the three-day period. No. 2 was the horror movie Insidious: The Last Key, which is ahead of the opening-weekend haul for the previous movie, Insidious 3.

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Welcome to the Jungle has now made $244.4 million domestically after just 19 days, with a further $275 million coming in from international markets. That puts its global haul to $519.4 million, which is mightily impressive considering it had a $90 million budget.

As for Star Wars, The Last Jedi has now made $572.5 million in the US and Canada, with $632.7 million from overseas markets to push its global total to $1.2 billion. The film opened this weekend in China--the world's second-biggest movie market--and made $28.7 million.

You can see the full Top 10 list for the January 5-7 weekend below, as rounded up and compiled by Entertainment Weekly.

US/Canada Box Office Estimates For January 5-7

  1. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle -- $36 million
  2. Insidious: The Last Key -- $29.3 million
  3. Star Wars: The Last Jedi -- $23.6 million
  4. The Greatest Showman -- $13.8 million
  5. Pitch Perfect 3 -- $10.2 million
  6. Ferdinand -- $7.7 million
  7. Molly’s Game -- $7 million
  8. Darkest Hour -- $6.4 million
  9. Coco -- $5.5 million
  10. All the Money in the World -- $3.6 million

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