Jumanji Tops the Charts Again With $20M

It's the third week in a row for the family adventure film
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jan 21, 2018 11:25 AM CST
FILE - This file image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Geoff Stults, left, and Chris Hemsworth in a scene from "12 Strong." “Jumanji” sold $20 million in tickets, according to studio estimates...   (David James/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP, File)
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(Newser) Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle outdid another weekend's worth of newcomers to top the North American box office for the third straight weekend, making the surprise hit the fifth-highest grossing film of all time for Sony Pictures. Jumanji sold $20 million in tickets, according to studio estimates Sunday, bringing its five-week domestic total to $317 million, per the AP. Landing in second is Warner Bros.' war drama 12 Strong, starring Chris Hemsworth. It grossed $16.5 million in its debut weekend. The heist thriller Dean of Thieves slots in at third place with an opening weekend of $15.3 million. The STXfilms release stars Gerard Butler and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson. (Read more Sony Pictures stories.)

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