'Coco' reigns for third consecutive weekend as Warner Bros. crosses the $2 billion mark domestically
It was another weekend at the top for Disney/Pixar’s Coco. The Day of the Dead-themed animated adventure earned $18.3 million over its third weekend, bringing its total domestic gross to $135.5 million. Justice League (weekend gross $9.5 million, total gross $212 million) and Wonder (weekend gross $8.4 million, total gross $100.3 million) held onto the third and fourth spots, respectively; Justice League added $15.4 million internationally, bringing its worldwide cume past the $600 million mark. Back on the domestic front, Warner Bros. became the first studio this year to earn $2 billion.
In spot number four is James Franco’s The Disaster Artist, which expanded from 19 theatres to 840 in its second weekend. The film’s $6.4 million weekend gross (total gross $8 million) spells good news for distributor A24, which will continue to expand The Disaster Artist over the coming weeks.
Rounding out the top five was Thor: Ragnarok; its weekend gross of $6.2 million brings its domestic total to $301.5 million.
The new release with the highest theatre count (2,161) was Broad Green comedy Just Getting Started, which was nonetheless just able to sneak into the top ten with a lower-than-expected $3.1 million. Meanwhile, I, Tonya debuted to $245,602 on four screens, securing the weekend’s highest per-theatre average ($61,401).