Box Office December 27-29, 2019
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was the Number One film at the box office over the weekend for the second week in a row with $72 Million for $361.7 Million. World-wide, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has made $724.7 Million.
Jumanji: The Next Level was Second for the second week in a row with $35.3 Million at the box office for $175.4 Million in the United States. World-wide, Jumanji: The Next Level has made $471.4 Million.
Little Women premiered in Third Place with $16.5 Million at the box office in the United States.
Frozen 2 was Fourth with $16.5 Million at the box office for $421.2 Million in the United States. World-wide, Frozen 2 has made $1.2 Billion.
Spies in Disguise premiered in Fifth Place with $13.2 Million at the box office in the United States.
Knives Out, Uncut Gems, Cats, Bombshell, and Richard Jewell rounded out the Top Ten respectively.
The films in the Top Ten that opened this weekend at the box office:
Little Women is a 2019 American coming-of-age period drama film written and directed by Greta Gerwig. It is the seventh film adaptation of the 1868 novel of the same name by Louisa May Alcott. The film stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Laura Dern, Timothée Chalamet, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, James Norton, Louis Garrel, Chris Cooper, and Meryl Streep.
Spies in Disguise is a 2019 American computer-animated spy comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios and distributed by 20th Century Fox. Loosely based on Lucas Martell’s 2009 animated short Pigeon: Impossible, the film is directed by Nick Bruno and Troy Quane in their directorial debuts, and stars the voices of Will Smith and Tom Holland, alongside Rashida Jones, Ben Mendelsohn, Reba McEntire, Rachel Brosnahan, Karen Gillan, DJ Khaled, and Masi Oka in supporting roles. The plot follows a secret agent who is accidentally transformed into a pigeon by an intelligent teenage agent and the pair must work together to stop a cybernetic terrorist who seeks revenge and return him to his human form.
Next week sees the release of: The Grudge and a plethora of other mainstream and independent films. Find my predictions on these releases in the weekly The Bottom Line column. A preview: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will be Number One at the box office for the third week in a row.
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