‘Frozen 2’ Sets New Thanksgiving Weekend Records, ‘Knives Out’ Exceeds Expectations

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Frozen 2 Box Office

Frozen 2 might have opened in theaters the weekend earlier than Thanksgiving, however that didn’t maintain Disney animated sequel from setting new field workplace information for the vacation weekend. The film not solely broke the document for the five-day vacation weekend, but in addition the usual three-day weekend window. It wasn’t the one film to rake in money over Thanksgiving although.

Knives Out got here in second place, and whereas it could have made lower than a 3rd of what Frozen 2 earned, the homicide thriller from director Rian Johnson exceeded early field workplace projections and has been getting rave critiques from audiences too. Get the complete Frozen 2 field workplace rundown and the remainder of the weekend numbers under.

In the USA, Frozen 2 pulled in $123.7 million for the five-day vacation weekend and $85.2 million for the three day weekend. Not solely are these the best grosses for Thanksgiving weekends, however Field Workplace Mojo says the film now has over $287 million after solely 10 days of launch. That’s not fairly as huge of a haul as Incredibles 2 had over the summer season final 12 months, nevertheless it’s sufficient to already make it the 17th highest grossing animated film ever, and it’ll certainly climb a lot greater than that because the weeks go on.

In the meantime, in second place we have now Knives Out, which introduced in $41.7 million for the five-day weekend and $27 million throughout the usual three-day weekend. That won’t sound like a lot as compared, however the film nonetheless landed the 16th largest Thanksgiving weekend opening ever. It helps that audiences gave the film an “A-” CinemaScore, which suggests persons are strolling away from the film extraordinarily glad. Simply goes to point out you that audiences are nonetheless craving authentic concepts with all of the franchises on the market.

In third place, Ford v Ferrari earned loads of cash from all of the dads on the market. The film raced previous $81 million after including $19 million for the vacation weekend, and $13.2 million throughout the common three-day weekend. The film should not have any downside crossing the $100 million mark within the US when all is alleged in completed.

Coming in fourth place, we have now A Stunning Day within the Neighborhood. In its second weekend, the film dropped simply 11% from its opening weekend. It earned $11.eight million throughout three days and $17.three million for the vacation weekend. That places the home complete at $34.three million, and if the film retains holding on sturdy, it may very well be a dependable earner by means of the Christmas season too.

Lastly, Queen & Slim wrapped up the highest 5 with $11.7 million for the common three-day weekend and $15.eight for the vacation unfold. Very like Knives Out, the film sat nicely with audiences giving it an “A-” CinemaScore. Which may not look like a powerful debut, nevertheless it had lots of vacation competitors that was extra household pleasant. Because the film will get awards season buzz, it would seemingly slowly make more cash.

Subsequent week, we’ll see if Playmobil: The Film can entice households away from Frozen 2, and The Aeronauts can even be in play.

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