Jumanji Topples Star Wars

The Last Jedi finally slips after three weeks at the top
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jan 7, 2018 11:40 AM CST
Kevin Hart, from left, Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, and Jack Black in "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"   (Frank Masi/Sony Pictures via AP, File)

(Newser) – Move over Star Wars, there's some new box office champs this weekend. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle has topped the charts after three weekends in theaters, and newcomer Insidious: The Final Key opened in second. Columbia Pictures said Sunday that the Dwayne Johnson-led Jumanji is estimated to have earned an additional $36 million, bringing its total to $244.4 million, per the AP. In second place is the horror film Insidious: The Final Key, the fourth in the franchise. It earned $29.3 million.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi fell to third place with $23.6 million in its fourth weekend in theaters. The space blockbuster has grossed $572.5 million to date. The Greatest Showman took fourth place with $13.8 million. Pitch Perfect 3 rounded out the top five with $10.2 million.

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