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'Bad Boys' Repeatsat #1; STX's 'Gentlemen' Bags $11 Million Debut

Sony's Bad Boys for Life entered its second weekend with a strong holdover performance, repeating atop the weekend box office and topping $120 million domestically after just ten days in release. Meanwhile, STX's release of Guy Ritchie's The Gentlemen enjoyed a solid debut while Universal's The Turning finished just outside the top five, disappointing both critics and audiences alike.

'The Gentlemen' Heading Toward for $10-11+ Million Debut

SATURDAY AM UPDATE: STXFilms's The Gentlemen is pacing right on expectations, bringing in an estimated $3.7 million from 2,165 locations on Friday, heading toward a debut anywhere from $10-11+ million for the weekend. The film received a "B+" CinemaScore.

'Bad Boys for Life' Brings the Heat, Delivering $68 Million MLK Debut

The Martin Luther King holiday is bringing more box office heat than originally expected as Sony's Bad Boys for Life delivered the second largest MLK four-day performance ever as well as the studio's largest R-rated opening ever. Added to that, even Universal's Dolittle outperformed expectations, though the $175 million production still has a long way to go.

'Bad Boys for Life' Looking at Possible $70 Million MLK Debut

SATURDAY AM UPDATE: Sony's Bad Boys for Life is looking to deliver the second largest MLK weekend performance ever after bringing in an estimated $23.5 million on Friday. Current expectations are for a three-day performance nearing $60 million and a four-day coming just shy of $70 million. Along with solid reviews from critics, the film received an "A" CinemaScore and holds a 96% audience rating at RottenTomatoes.

'1917' Expands with Excellent $36.5 Million Weekend

Universal's 1917 made the most of strong word of mouth and two Golden Globe wins, topping the weekend box office with ease as it expanded nationwide following two weeks in limited release. Meanwhile, Paramount's Like a Boss fell a bit shy of its pre-weekend expectations and Fox's Underwater drowned. WB's expansion of Just Mercy, however, was able to deliver a top five finish as it also went nationwide following its limited release over the December holidays.

'1917' Explodes On Scene, Targets $36M+ Wide Debut

SATURDAY AM UPDATE: 1917 built on a great start following Thursday evening previews, ultimately bringing in an estimated $13.97 million on Friday (including $3.25 million from previews) and is now expected to bring in north of $36 million for the three-day. Added to that, the film received an "A-" CinemaScore from opening day audiences.

'Rise of Skywalker' Tops $900M Globally, 'Frozen 2' #1 Animated Release All-Time & 'Grudge' Debuts with $11.3M

Disney domination continues as Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker leads the way domestically for the third straight weekend, topping $450 million domestically and over $900 million worldwide while Frozen II has now become the highest grossing animated release of all time worldwide reaching $1.325 billion worldwide. As for Sony's new release of The Grudge, it topped expectations and rounded out the weekend's top five, while nearly all of the weekend's holdovers within the top ten dropped less than 40% compared to last weekend.

'The Grudge' Set for $12 Million Debut

SATURDAY AM UPDATE: With an estimated $5.35 million on Friday, Sony and Screen Gems's The Grudge is expected to finish with anywhere from $11-13 million or so this weekend. One thing that might push that three-day total closer to the lower end of the range, as well as hamper any kind of long-term expectations, is the "F" CinemaScore the film received from opening day crowds.

'Little Women' and 'Uncut Gems' Ride High Over the Five Day Holiday Weekend

Disney's Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker topped the weekend box office for a second weekend in a row, while the weekend's newcomers -- Sony's Little Women and Fox's animated feature Spies in Disguise -- both topped studio expectations as did this weekend's expansion of Uncut Gems, which has now topped $20 million domestically.

'Rise of Skywalker' Faces Incoming Competition from 'Little Women', 'Spies in Disguise' and 'Uncut Gems'

SATURDAY AM UPDATE: Sony's Little Women is leading this week's crop of new releases, pulling in an estimated $5.74 million on Friday with the studio anticipating a three-day performance just shy of $16 million and a five-day opening topping $28 million. The film received an "A-" CinemaScore from opening day audiences.

'Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker' Delivers $175.5M Debut While 'Cats' Coughs Up a Furball

Disney's Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker led the weekend box office, though there is likely to be a bit of pushing and pulling from analysts as to whether the film's $175.5 million debut is a worthy opening for the final installment in the now 42-year-old Skywalker saga. Meanwhile, Universal's Cats fell well short of expectations and appears to have already been left out in the rain.

'Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker' Heading Toward $190+ Million Debut

SATURDAY AM UPDATE: With an estimated $90 million on Friday, Disney's Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is looking at a $190-195 million, three-day debut. The performance falls below the two most recent Skywalker saga features, and audience response to the film appears to be a bit below both The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi, which both received an "A" CinemaScore while Rise of Skywalker received a "B+".

'Jumanji 2' Roars to $60M Opening While A24's 'Uncut Gems' Delivers Studio Record Debut

While the studio attempted to downplay expectations, Sony's Jumanji: The Next Level opened at the top end of industry expectations, leading the weekend charge with a December studio record opening and getting the box office off to a strong start for the holiday frame. Though, it has to be mentioned, that strong start didn't trickle down to the weekend's two other new wide releases as both Universal and Blumhouse's Black Christmas and WB's Richard Jewell fell well below expectations.

'Jumanji 2' Poised for $50M+ Debut While 'Uncut Gems' Strong in Limited Release

SATURDAY AM UPDATE: Sony's Jumanji: The Next Level is delivering on Mojo's pre-weekend expectations and then some, bringing in an estimated $19.4 million on Friday, heading toward a $50+ million three-day debut. To go along with the strong performance, the film received an "A-" CinemaScore from opening day audiences. Otherwise, the weekend's two fellow newcomers are struggling.

'Frozen II' Threepeats Atop Weekend Box Office While 'Playmobil' Bombs

It was yet another weekend atop the weekend box office for Disney's Frozen II, which has now topped $900 million globally, well on its way to becoming the studio's sixth 2019 release to top the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office. Meanwhile, while Focus Features saw Dark Waters finish just outside the top five in its nationwide expansion this weekend, STX's release of Playmobil failed to make the top ten, delivering the third worst opening ever for a film debuting in over 2,000 locations.

'Frozen II' Headed Toward Third Straight Weekend at #1 While 'Playmobil' Bombs

SATURDAY AM UPDATE: Disney's Frozen II is looking at another weekend atop the weekend box office after an estimated $7.8 million on Friday, with expectations for a third weekend around $35 million and a domestic cume topping $337 million. The performance is a bit behind Mojo's forecast, but is still in line with the average post-Thanksgiving dip for top titles.

'Frozen II' Feasts on Thanksgiving Records While 'Knives Out' & 'Queen & Slim' Enjoy Strong Holiday Openings

The folks at Disney have full bellies after the animated feature Frozen II delivered three and five-day Thanksgiving records as the film topped $287 million domestically after just ten days in release and $739 million globally in the film's first 12 days. But it wasn't all Disney this weekend as Lionsgate's Knives Out exceeded expectations with a five-day performance topping $41 million and Universal and Makeready's Queen & Slim found a place in the top five.

'Knives Out' and 'Queen & Slim' Deliver While 'Frozen II' Feasts On Thanksgiving Records

SATURDAY AM UPDATE: Frozen II is headed toward a record Thanksgiving three and five-day performance after bringing in an estimated $34 million on Friday heading toward what is currently looking like an $88+ million three-day and a $128 million five-day performance, both of which would serve as records for the time frame.

'Frozen II' Delivers $350 Million Global Debut

SUNDAY AM UPDATE: Disney's Frozen II delivered a monster debut, bringing in an estimated $127 million domestically, which serves as the largest animated opening ever outside the summer corridor and a record animated opening for the month of November. In fact, the performance is the fifth largest November opening of all-time, topping the $125 million opening for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 back in 2010. The film played to an audience that was 59% female with families making up 70% of the opening weekend crowd.

'Ford v Ferrari' Races to #1 While 'Joker' Becomes First R-Rated Film to Ever Top $1 Billion Globally

Fox's Ford v Ferrari more than lived up to the most aggressive of pre-weekend expectations, delivering a #1 performance at the domestic weekend box office. However, Sony's Charlie's Angels struggled mightily in its debut, failing to reach the lowest of expectations, which means the film's third place finish puts the weekend's overall performance into perspective. In better news, WB's Joker became the fourth DC Comics adaptation to ever top $1 billion at the global box office and the first R-rated movie to ever reach that milestone.
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