“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” was the most popular movie at North American theaters over the four-day Christmas weekend, hauling in $100.6 million, according to industry estimates released Monday.
The latest installment of the sci-fi franchise has made $397.2 million in just two weeks of release, according to box-office tracker comScore.
“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” debuted in second place with $50.4 million.
“Pitch Perfect 3” was third in its first weekend in theaters in the United States and Canada, taking in $25.6 million.
Another film making its debut, “The Greatest Showman,” was fourth with $14 million.
The animated film “Ferdinand” was in fifth place with $9.6 million.
Rounding out the weekend’s top 10 films were “Coco” ($7.3 million); “Downsizing” ($7.2 million); “Darkest Hour” ($5.4 million); “Father Figures” ($4.9 million); and “The Shape of Water” ($4.3 million).
—City News Service
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