‘Jumanji’ leads the box office pack over holiday weekend
Los Angeles (Reuters): ’Jumanji’, starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, provided the most substantive challenge to “The Last Jedi” after opening December 20.
‘Jumanji’ was expected to net $33.4 million over the Martin Luther King Day weekend, bringing its domestic total to $289.5 million in its fourth week out, according to industry tracker Exhibitor Relations.
Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks’ The Post appears to be coming in second place, taking in $18 million in its first week.
Fox’s “The Post” is leading the rest of the pack handily and topped forecasts with $22.2 million at 2,819 locations for Friday-Monday after expanding from 36 sites.
‘The Commuter’, Starring Liam Neeson as a businessman drawn into a criminal conspiracy on his train ride home. The film finished Friday with around US$4.6 million.