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


'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.
"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" continues to reign supreme at the North American box office. The Dwayne "The 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 Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas and Bobby 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 Chris 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 Gerard Butler and Curtis "50 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 Meryl Streep as Katherine Graham and Tom 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 Hugh 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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