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Battle at the Box Office

Every week we dive into who won and lost at the weekend box office

Battle at the Box Office 1/20

Bad Boys for Life had a massive MLK holiday weekend opening, breaking a number of records, while Dolittle got off to a mediocre start compared to its absurdly massive budget.

Battle at the Box Office 1/13

Now one of the Oscar frontrunners, 1917 took the top spot at the box office in its first weekend of wide release while Like a Boss and especially Underwater did not fare too well in their opening weekends.

Battle at the Box Office 1/6

Rise of Skywalker remained on top of the box office for the first weekend of both 2020 and a new decade while Frozen II became the highest-grossing animated film worldwide.

Battle at the Box Office 12/30

Rise of Skywalker continued to dominate the box office in the final weekend of 2019, dropping about 60% from its opening last weekend and currently outpacing The Last Jedi by about $6 million.

Battle at the Box Office 12/23

Rise of Skywalker dominated the box office as expected over the past weekend but it opened to the least amount of the current trilogy while Cats was exactly the massive disaster that everyone expecting since we saw the first trailer this past summer.

Battle at the Box Office 12/16

Jumanji: The Next Level continued its predecessor’s box office domination with a huge opening just shy of $60 million while the other new releases struggled with some of the worst wide openings ever.

Battle at the Box Office 12/9

Frozen II remained at the top of the box office for the third weekend in a row while the Playmobil movie was an unmitigated disaster with one of the worst opening weekends of all time.

Battle at the Box Office 12/2

Frozen II continued its domination over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend but Knives Out was able to successfully counter-program and exceed expectations for its opening weekend.

Battle at the Box Office 11/18

Ford vs Ferrari easily crushed the competion over a slow weekend while Joker is now officially the first R rated film in history to cross over $1 billion worldwide.