'Jumanji' Remains No. 1 at Box Office, '12 Strong' and 'Den of Thieves' Overperform

The adventure film tops domestic box office for the third consecutive weekend, while the Chris Hemsworth-starring war drama and Gerard Butler's heist thriller debut at No. 2 and No. 3 respectively.

AceShowbiz - "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" continues to reign supreme at the North American box office. The Dwayne "%cThe Rock%" Johnson-led adventure film stayed atop the chart for the third consecutive weekend with an estimated $20 million, bringing its domestic total to $317 million.

Also starring %cKevin Hart%, %cJack Black%, %cKaren Gillan%, %cNick Jonas% and %cBobby Cannavale%, the film directed by Jake Kasdan has collected $450 internationally. The movie has now reached over $760 million worldwide, making it 80th on the all-time worldwide list.

Taking the runner-up spot this weekend was "12 Strong" starring %cChris Hemsworth%. Adapted from Doug Stanton's best-selling book "Horse Soldiers" and directed by Nicolai Fuglsig, the movie about Task Force Dagger being sent to Afghanistan following the September 11 attacks collected approximately $16.5 million in its debut weekend.

According to Warner Bros., "12 Strong" appealed largely to an older crowd. Seventy-nine percent of its audience was above the age of 25.

Another major movie opening this weekend was STXfilms' heist thriller "Den of Thieves". Starring %cGerard Butler% and Curtis "%c50 Cent%" Jackson, the movie debuted at No. 3 with an estimated $15.3 million.

Rounding out the top five this weekend were "The Post" and "The Greatest Showman". The Steven Spielberg-directed political thriller starring %cMeryl Streep% as Katherine Graham and %cTom Hanks% as Ben Bradlee dropped two slots to the fourth place in its fifth week and earned an additional $12.2 million.

Meanwhile, the historical period drama musical directed by Michael Gracey in his directorial debut and starring %cHugh Jackman% as P.T. Barnum dropped one slot to No. 5. It's estimated to collect $11 million in its fifth week.

Top Ten Movies at Weekend Box Office for January 19-21:

  1. "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" - $20 million
  2. "12 Strong" - $16.5 million
  3. "Den of Thieves" - $15.3 million
  4. "The Post" - $12.2 million
  5. "The Greatest Showman" - $11 million
  6. "Paddington 2" - $8.2 million
  7. "The Commuter" - $6.7 million
  8. "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" - $6.6 million
  9. "Insidious: The Last Key" - $5.9 million
  10. "Forever My Girl" - $4.7 million

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