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Box Score: Force is weak with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Despite claiming the third highest opening ever for December with an estimated $175.5 million, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker [STAR9] lagged behind the two previous episodes, The Last Jedi's $220 million and The Force Awakens' record $248 million.   The finale atttracted an audience that was 59% male and 64% aged 25 or older.

Jumanji: The Next Level [JUMN2] was dethroned to second place with $26.1 million.  The fantasy sequel dropped 56% in its second weekend to advance its total to $101.9 million.

Frozen [FROZ2.BW] remained in the top three at $12.3 million and $386.5 million overall.

Cats [CATS] debuted at the fourth spot with $6.5 million.  The audience gave the musical a C+ CinemaScore.

Knives Out [KNIVS] sliced another $6.1 million to round out the top five.  The mystery has earned $89.6 million after 4 weekends.

Expanding to 1480 theaters, Bombshell [FAIRB] took sixth with $5.1 million.  The audience skewed 62% female and 87% over the age of 25.

Richard Jewell [RJEWE] finished seventh with $2.6 million, down 45% from its debut.  The drama stands at $9.5 million. 

Black Christmas [BCHRS] tumbled 58% in its second weekend to $1.8 million and a cumulative of $7.2 million.

 

Rank TITLE F-S-S TOTAL
1 STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER $175,500,000 $175,500,000
2 JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL $26,125,000 $101,936,000
3 FROZEN II $12,300,000 $386,533,961
4 CATS $6,500,000 $6,500,000
5 KNIVES OUT $6,125,000 $89,573,000
6 BOMBSHELL $5,075,000 $5,484,000
7 RICHARD JEWELL $2,565,000 $9,543,000
8 QUEEN & SLIM $1,850,000 $36,598,765
9 BLACK CHRISTMAS $1,800,000 $7,248,650
10 FORD V FERRARI $1,800,000 $101,961,608
11 A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD $1,300,000 $52,495,000
12 PARASITE $460,000 $21,205,413


Tag(s): STAR9, JUMN2, CATS, KNIVS, FAIRB, RJEWE, BCHRS

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By Antibody on Sunday, December 22, 2019 @ 09:51 AM 1973 views

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Alby
Monday, December 23 at 07:23 AM Pacific
$175m is weak, but remember this is a Holiday Week. Many folks didn't go this weekend because they have plans to go with all the family in town for Christmas, after Christmas. So the 2nd week is likely to be much bigger than the 1st weekend. Plus all thos



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