Box Office Top 20: ‘Star Wars’ bests ‘Jurassic World’ record

December 22, 2015 - photo frame

The dinosaurs of “Jurassic World” might still order 2015 overall, though their opening weekend annals have been annihilated by “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” that debuted to an astronomical $248 million this weekend — about $10 million some-more than initial estimates.

Not usually does that squish a $208.8 million opening weekend of “Jurassic World,” though a additional $10 million helped pull “Star Wars” to a tellurian sum of $529 million — violence a $525 million worldwide entrance of “Jurassic World.” This is though a assistance of China, too, where “The Force Awakens” will entrance Jan. 9.

But a seventh installment in a scarcely 40-year-old space tale wasn’t alone in theaters this weekend. In second and third place, a charcterised “Alvin and a Chipmunks: The Road Chip” brought in $14.3 million, and a Tina Fey/Amy Poehler R-rated comedy “Sisters” warranted $13.9 million — both somewhat reduction than initial estimates, though decent showings nonetheless deliberation their illusory competition.

The tip 20 cinema during U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday by Sunday, followed by placement studio, gross, series of museum locations, normal profits per location, sum sum and series of weeks in release, as gathered Monday by Rentrak:

1. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” Disney, $247,966,675, 4,134 locations, $59,982 average, $247,966,675, 1 week.

2. “Alvin and a Chipmunks: The Road Chip,” 20th Century Fox, $14,287,159, 3,653 locations, $3,911 average, $14,287,159, 1 week.

3. “Sisters,” Universal, $13,922,855, 2,962 locations, $4,700 average, $13,922,855, 1 week.

4. “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2,” Lionsgate, $5,692,683, 2,653 locations, $2,146 average, $254,481,457, 5 weeks.

5. “Creed,” Warner Bros., $5,013,055, 2,433 locations, $2,060 average, $87,828,128, 4 weeks.

6. “The Good Dinosaur,” Disney, $4,350,285, 2,755 locations, $1,579 average, $96,664,353, 4 weeks.

7. “Krampus,” Universal, $4,114,805, 2,371 locations, $1,735 average, $35,145,460, 3 weeks.

8. “In The Heart Of The Sea,” Warner Bros., $3,484,270, 3,103 locations, $1,123 average, $18,619,365, 2 weeks.

9. “Dilwale,” UTV Communications, $1,920,074, 265 locations, $7,246 average, $2,029,194, 1 week.

10. “Bajirao Mastani,” Eros Entertainment, $1,741,037, 304 locations, $5,727 average, $1,741,037, 1 week.

11. “Spectre,” Sony, $1,433,957, 1,225 locations, $1,171 average, $193,910,089, 7 weeks.

12. “Spotlight,” Open Road, $1,425,193, 825 locations, $1,728 average, $22,803,219, 7 weeks.

13. “Brooklyn,” Fox Searchlight, $1,176,593, 614 locations, $1,916 average, $16,495,006, 7 weeks.

14. “The Night Before,” Sony, $1,152,034, 1,235 locations, $933 average, $41,462,098, 5 weeks.

15. “The Danish Girl,” Focus Features, $547,434, 81 locations, $6,758 average, $1,335,067, 4 weeks.

16. “The Peanuts Movie,” 20th Century Fox, $538,447, 771 locations, $698 average, $126,323,036, 7 weeks.

17. “The Martian,” 20th Century Fox, $450,010, 493 locations, $913 average, $223,879,433, 12 weeks.

18. “Trumbo,” Bleecker Street, $411,894, 273 locations, $1,509 average, $6,270,123, 7 weeks.

19. “The Big Short,” Paramount, $378,285, 8 locations, $47,286 average, $1,319,689, 2 weeks.

20. “Love The Coopers,” Lionsgate, $299,290, 593 locations, $505 average, $25,475,491, 6 weeks.

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