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Box Office Top 3

Each week, we take a look at the movies that won the weekend box office.

'Jumanji' Fans Still Stampeding Theaters, Pushing Gross To $500M

By Jamal Andress | January 7, 2018

"Jumanji" has fought its way into the top 10 highest-grossing films of 2017, pushing past "Justice League" and "Logan."

'The Last Jedi' Celebrates NYE By Passing $1B At The Box Office

By Jamal Andress | December 31, 2017

Since "the Force awoke" in 2015, each new "Star Wars" film has brought in upwards of $1 billion at the worldwide box office.

'Star Wars' Topped The Christmas Box Office — Again

By Casey Mendoza | December 25, 2017

Both "The Last Jedi" and "The Force Awakens" took the No. 1 Christmas weekend spots in their respective years.

'Star Wars' Is Now Responsible For The 2 Largest Debuts In US Cinema

By Jamal Andress | December 17, 2017

Before "The Last Jedi" even made it to theaters, the "Star Wars" franchise had made more than $7 billion at the box office worldwide.

'Coco' Holds Steady At No. 1 While Warner Bros. Hits $2B On The Year

By Jamal Andress | December 10, 2017

"Coco" joins a short list of films this year that have topped the box office for three weekends in a row.

With No New Challengers At The Box Office, 'Coco' Keeps The Top Spot

By Jamal Andress | December 3, 2017

"Coco" and "Wonder" take advantage of a slow box office weekend while "Justice League" continues to fall behind expectations.

'Coco' Has The Fourth Best Thanksgiving Box Office Debut Ever

By Katherine Biek | November 27, 2017

The Pixar film centered around the Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos earned more than $71 million over the five-day weekend.

'Justice League' Has The Worst Debut Of DC Comics' Extended Universe

By Jamal Andress | November 19, 2017

Most critics agree "Justice League" is a big step up from "Dawn of Justice," but moviegoers are apparently wary of new DC movies.

'Thor: Ragnarok' Takes No. 1 During A Strong Weekend At The Box Office

By Jamal Andress | November 12, 2017

After a particularly sluggish summer box office, moviegoers finally showed a little enthusiasm for the multiplex this weekend.

"Thor: Ragnarok" Has $121M Box Office Debut — Fourth Best Of 2017

By Jamal Andress | November 5, 2017

"Thor: Ragnarok" seems to have improved on the "Thor" franchise in every way — from ticket sales to critical acclaim.

After A 7-Year Hiatus, 'Jigsaw' Is Back At The Top Of The Box Office

By Jamal Andress | October 29, 2017

The third-highest grossing horror franchise in movie history is back in theaters with "Jigsaw."

Tyler Perry's 'Boo 2!' Tops The Box Office While 'Geostorm' Falls Flat

By Jamal Andress | October 22, 2017

For the second year in a row, Mabel "Madea" Simmons is at the top of the box office the weekend before Halloween.

'Happy Death Day' And 'The Foreigner' Open In Top Box-Office Spots

By Jake Jones | October 15, 2017

"Happy Death Day" topped the charts, but Jackie Chan was this weekend's real winner with "The Foreigner" breaking $100M worldwide.

'Blade Runner 2049' Gets Everything Right — Except Ticket Sales

By Jamal Andress | October 8, 2017

Much like the original "Blade Runner," this gorgeous, impressive sequel is struggling to get the average moviegoer to the theater.

Cruise's 'American Made' Is A Critical Hit, While 'Flatliners' Is DOA

By Jamal Andress | October 1, 2017

"American Made," "It" and "Kingsman" were in a virtual three-way tie at the box office to kick off the fall movie season.

'Kingsman' Takes The No. 1 Spot While 'It' Continues To Break Records

By Jamal Andress | September 24, 2017

The sequel lagged behind box-office expectations but did manage to beat the original "Kingsman" debut by about $3 million.

'It' Holds At No. 1, And 'Mother!' Makes History In All The Wrong Ways

By Jamal Andress | September 17, 2017

"Mother!" earned an F on Cinemascore, which measures audience reception. For context, "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" got a B-minus.

'It' Just Had The Best R-Rated Horror Film Debut Ever

By Jamal Andress | September 10, 2017

After just three days in theaters, "It" has broken at least six different box-office records on its way to $117 million.

'Hitman's Bodyguard' Presides Over Miserable Labor Day Box Office

By Matt Picht | September 4, 2017

The long Labor Day weekend didn't do the box office any favors.

Harvey And Boxing Give The Box Office Its Worst Weekend In 16 Years

By Jamal Andress | August 27, 2017

The box office made $64 million this weekend. The last time it did that poorly, "Hardball" was in theaters.

'The Hitman's Bodyguard' Kills Box-Office Hopes For 'Logan Lucky'

By Jamal Andress | August 20, 2017

Despite a score on the low end of the Tomatometer, "The Hitman's Bodyguard" scored high marks where it counts: the ticket counter.

'Conjuring' Series Gets More Terrifying With 'Annabelle: Creation'

By Jamal Andress | August 13, 2017

Having spent just over $80 million to produce all four "Conjuring" films, the return on investment for Warner Bros. is about 12 times that.

'The Dark Tower' Takes An Unsatisfying No. 1 Spot Bow At Box Office

By Jamal Andress | August 6, 2017

With an 18 percent Rotten Tomatoes score and a mediocre $19.5 million weekend, "The Dark Tower" struggled its way into first place.

There's A Movie Completely About Emoji, And It's Awful. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

By Jamal Andress | July 30, 2017

While "The Emoji Movie" didn't flop at the box office, it did face-plant with critics — it holds a regrettable 8 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.

"Girls Trip" Is The First Hit Adult Comedy Of the Summer — By A Lot

By Jamal Andress | July 23, 2017

"Rough Night," "Baywatch" and "Snatched" all tanked in their domestic openings, but "Girls Trip" has already made its money back.

'War For The Planet Of The Apes' Takes Top Spot From 'Spider-Man'

By Gabrielle Ware | July 17, 2017

"Spider-Man" had one of the biggest second-week drops in Marvel history, making way for "War for Planet of the Apes" to take the No. 1 spot.

Marvel Studios Delivers A $117M Debut And A More Authentic Spider-Man

By Jamal Andress | July 9, 2017

After five films, "Spider-Man" is back in the hands of Marvel Studios, and fans and critics are loving it.

'Baby Driver' Takes No. 2 At The Box Office But Still Wins The Weekend

By Jamal Andress | July 2, 2017

With 196 reviews tallied, "Baby Driver" has a 97 percent approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes — and for good reason.

The Newest 'Transformers' Film Had The Worst US Debut Of The Franchise

By Jamal Andress | June 25, 2017

The "Transformers" franchise has never had a critically acclaimed film. Despite that, the series has managed more than $3.8 billion over 10 years.

Pixar Redeems Itself With 'Cars 3'; Tupac Biopic Beats Expectations

By Jamal Andress | June 19, 2017

"Cars 3" raises the bar from where "Cars 2" left off, and "All Eyez on Me" has the third-biggest debut ever for a movie about rap.

'The Mummy' Shows No Signs Of Life At The Domestic Box Office

By Jamal Andress | June 11, 2017

The reboot was supposed to help launch a "Dark Universe" — à la Marvel's gold mine of movies — but it was dead on arrival here in North America.

'Alien: Covenant' Debuts Below Expectations But Takes Top Spot Anyway

By Jamal Andress | May 21, 2017

Director Ridley Scott only recently returned to the franchise, but now it seems like he's here to stay.

'King Arthur' Is The First (And Maybe Worst) Flop Of The Summer

By Jamal Andress | May 14, 2017

The action-comedy "Snatched" managed to bring in more money than the extremely expensive medieval epic.

It's Officially Blockbuster Season: 'Guardians 2' Opens With $145M

By Jamal Andress | May 7, 2017

As most people expected, this box office debut beat the original "Guardians of the Galaxy" by more than $50 million.

The 'Fast And Furious' Franchise Makes $1 Billion. Again.

By Jamal Andress | April 30, 2017

There are now 30 movies in the billion-dollar box office club, but none of them relied on the foreign box office as heavily as "Fate of the Furious."

'Fate Of The Furious' Is Having The Best Worldwide Debut Of All Time

By Jamal Andress | April 16, 2017

For those of you keeping count, Dominic Toretto and his "family" have brought in a stunning grand total of $4.4 billion since 2001.

Nostalgia Wasn't Enough To Get The New 'Smurfs' Film A Decent Debut

By Jamal Andress | April 9, 2017

At $14 million, "Smurfs: The Lost Village" had the worst debut of all three Smurfs feature films.

'The Boss Baby' Is In Charge Of The Box Office This Weekend

By Jamal Andress | April 2, 2017

"The Boss Baby" took the No. 1 spot at the box office this weekend with $49 million, taking "Beauty and the Beast" down a peg.

'Ghost In The Shell' Has To Face Whitewashing Criticism At Box Office

By Jamal Andress | March 30, 2017

It's a consistent critique of Hollywood: Studios place white actors in roles when the source material is based on characters of color.

'Beauty And The Beast': A Tale As Old As Time And Profitable As Ever

By Jamal Andress | March 19, 2017

With a $170 million debut, turns out you don't need comic book heroes to break box office records — talking candles will get the job done.

'Kong: Skull Island' Brings The Famous Ape Back To Theaters Properly

By Jamal Andress | March 12, 2017

With a $61 million debut and solid reviews, "Kong: Skull Island" properly introduces the latest generation of monster movie fans to King Kong.

Hugh Jackman's Last Turn As 'Logan' Turns Out To Be His Best

By Jamal Andress | March 6, 2017

With a more than $85 million dollar debut — the fourth best ever for a R-rated film — Wolverine leaves on top.

Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' Takes Critics And The Box Office By Storm

By Jamal Andress | February 26, 2017

With a 100 percent Rotten Tomatoes score and a $30.5 million opening, it's safe to say Jordan Peele is having a spectacular directorial debut.

After Making Millions In China, 'The Great Wall' Flops In US Theaters

By Jamal Andress | February 19, 2017

Despite three new films premiering this weekend, Matt Damon's "The Great Wall" was the only one to crack the top three at the box office.

'Lego Batman,' 'Fifty Shades,' 'John Wick' Share Crowded Box Office

By Jamal Andress | February 12, 2017

During a weekend at the movies that offered Lego superheroes, erotic fantasy film and angry action, moviegoers spread the ticket sales pretty evenly.

M. Night Shyamalan Continues Comeback With $40M 'Split' Debut

By Jamal Andress | January 22, 2017

M. Night Shyamalan's "Split" beat all box office predictions and signals a return to form for the much maligned director.

'Hidden Figures' Stays Strong In A Weekend Full Of Flops

By Jamal Andress | January 15, 2017

In a box office weekend full of duds, "Hidden Figures" manages to show staying power with moviegoers.

'Rogue One' Hogs 'Sing's' Spotlight

By Matt Picht | December 27, 2016

"Rogue One" proves its staying power, "Sing" shines in its debut and "Passengers" gets some odd looks from critics.

'Rogue One' Manages Huge $155M Debut But Is Still Behind Episode VII

By Jamal Andress | December 18, 2016

After bringing in $155 million in three days, "Rogue One" still can't touch Episode VII's historic debut.

'Office Christmas Party' Is King Among Raunchy Christmas Movies

By Jamal Andress | December 11, 2016

Taking the No. 2 spot this week is the one movie all employed adults can relate to. "Office Christmas Party" brought in an estimated $17.5 million.

Disney Is The Undisputed King Of The 2016 Box Office

By Katherine Biek | December 9, 2016

The studio had the year's four highest-grossing movies worldwide.

As Per Usual, Disney And 'Harry Potter' Movies Top The Box Office

By Jamal Andress | December 4, 2016

Taking the No. 1 spot again this week is Walt Disney's "Moana," bringing in an estimated $28 million — pushing the total box sales past $177 million.

'Fantastic Beasts' Can't Match The 'Potter' Films But Nabs $75M Debut

By Jamal Andress | November 20, 2016

"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" brought in $90 million domestically in its debut, and that was 15 years ago.

The Box Office Benefits From Veterans Day And A Little Election Stress

By Jamal Andress | November 13, 2016

This weekend, domestic box office revenue was up nearly 50 percent over the same weekend last year as moviegoers get a much needed release.

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