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Box Score: Star Wars rings in New Year record



After smashing several box office records in 2015, Star Wars: The Force Awakens [STAR7] began 2016 by setting the best third weekend with an estimated $88.3 million with a New Year's Day high of $34.5 million.  The space saga pushed its total to $740.3 million, behind only Avatar's $760.5 million on the all-time domestic box office list.

Daddy's Home [DHOME] remained in second place with $29.0 million.  The family comedy declined 25% in its sophomore weekend to bring its to $93.7 million.

Expanding to wide release after one week of 70MM roadshow, The Hateful Eight [HATE8] moved up to third at $16.2 million.  The western has earned $29.6 million.

Sisters [TNEST] finished third with $12.5 million to up its total to $69.5 million.  Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip [ALVN4] took fourth with $11.8 million and $67.4 million overall.

Joy [JOY] brought in $10.4 million for the fifth spot. The biopic dropped 39% in its second weekend.

The Big Short [BIGSH] slipped just 15% from its wide debut to $9.0 million.  The financial drama has banked $33.0 million.

Concussion [GAMEB] came in seventh at $8.0 million, off 27% from its opening, while Point Break [PTBR2] fell 33% to $6.8 million.

 

Rank TITLE F-S-S TOTAL
1 STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS $88,300,000 $740,266,000
2 DADDY'S HOME $29,000,000 $93,684,000
3 THE HATEFUL EIGHT $16,240,000 $29,577,963
4 SISTERS $12,500,000 $61,850,000
5 ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: ROAD CHIP $11,800,000 $67,376,000
6 JOY $10,400,000 $38,721,000
7 THE BIG SHORT $9,000,000 $32,978,000
8 CONCUSSION $8,000,000 $25,370,000
9 POINT BREAK $6,845,000 $22,430,000
10 HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PT. 2 $4,625,000 $274,222,959
11 THE GOOD DINOSAUR $4,004,000 $114,715,000
12 CREED $3,900,000 $103,457,000


Tag(s): STAR7, DHOME, HATE8, TNEST, ALVN4, JOY, BIGSH, GAMEB, PTBR2

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By Antibody on Sunday, January 3, 2016 @ 10:35 AM        4071 views


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