‘Coco’ Threepeats, ‘Disaster Artist’ Soars and WB Tops $2 Billion

Disney and Pixar’s Coco topped the weekend box office for the third week in a row. In fact, the only shake-up in the weekend top five compared to the last two weeks is to see A24’s The Disaster Artist landing in fourth position as it expanded into 840 theaters this weekend following its strong limited bow last week. As for the weekend’s only new wide release, Broad Green’s release of Just Getting Started struggled to finish over $ 3 million, barely eking into the top ten. With an estima…
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‘Coco’ Strums Up Second Weekend at #1 While Limited Releases Make a Splash

Disney and Pixar’s Coco led the post-Thanksgiving frame in what was a repeat of last weekend’s top five thanks in large part to no new wide releases this weekend. That doesn’t mean there isn’t anything to discuss as A24 enjoyed a great weekend with Lady Bird continuing its strong play and the studio’s much-talked about feature The Disaster Artist finished just outside the top ten in its limited bow from just 19 locations. Additionally, Fox Searchlight’s The Shape of Water was the weekend’s …
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Coco Box Office Reaches $280M Globally, Disaster Artist Opens Strong

Coco box office reaches $ 280M globally, Disaster Artist opens strong

Disney•Pixar‘s Coco easily won the box office a second-straight weekend with $ 26.1 million to take its North American total to $ 108.7 million. Internationally, the film debuted in new markets such as France, Germany, and Spain, and collected another $ 69 million, for an overseas total of $ 171.3 million and worldwide sum of $ 280 million. $ 75.6 million of the international total has come from China, while the total in Mexico is up to $ 55.6 million. Directed by Lee Unkrich and co-directed by Adrian Molina, Coco features the voices of Anthony Gonzalez, Benjamin Bratt, Gael Garcia Bernal, Edward James Olmos, Alanna Ubach, and more.

Warner Bros. Pictures‘ Justice League remained in second place with $ 16.6 million, taking its domestic total to $ 197.3 million after three weeks in theaters. The comic book movie added $ 35.7 million from 20,375 screens in 66 overseas markets, pushing its international total to $ 370.1 million. The global total so far is $ 567.4 million, with $ 98.5 million of that number coming from China alone. Comparing the movie to previous DC Comics films, Man of Steel grossed $ 668 million worldwide, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice took in $ 873.3 million, Suicide Squad earned $ 745.6 million, and Wonder Woman brought in $ 821.8 million. Directed by Zack Snyder, Justice League stars Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, and J.K. Simmons.

In third place a second week, Lionsgate’s Wonder grossed $ 12.5 million and is now up to $ 88 million domestically after three weeks. Overseas, Wonder added $ 7.8 million from 46 markets and has grossed $ 12.2 million, for a worldwide total of $ 100.2 million. Directed by Stephen Chbosky, Wonder stars Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay, Daveed Diggs, and Noah Jupe.

The fourth spot again belonged to Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok, which made another $ 9.7 million domestically and $ 6.5 million internationally this weekend. The film has now earned $ 291.4 million in North America and $ 525 million overseas, for a global total of $ 816.4 million. The first Thor earned $ 449.3 million worldwide and Thor: The Dark World took in $ 644.5 million globally. Made for $ 180 million, the Taika Waititi-directed Thor: Ragnarok stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo, and Anthony Hopkins.

Rounding out the top five was Paramount Pictures’ Daddy’s Home 2, directed by Sean Anders and starring Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, John Lithgow, and Mel Gibson. The sequel, produced for $ 69 million, earned $ 7.5 million and has earned $ 82.8 million domestically after four weeks. Internationally, the comedy added $ 15.6 million this weekend in 49 markets and has now grossed $ 34 million. In 2015, the first Daddy’s Home earned $ 150 million domestically and $ 92.4 million internationally, for a worldwide total of $ 242.8 million.

20th Century Fox’s Murder on the Orient Express took in $ 6.7 million in sixth place and has now grossed $ 84.7 million domestically after four weeks. Overseas, the film made $ 23.1 million in 68 markets this weekend to take its international sum to $ 152.7 million and worldwide total to $ 237.4 million. Made for $ 55 million and directed by Kenneth Branagh, the adaptation of Agatha Christie’s novel features a large ensemble cast that includes Branagh, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley, Michael Pena, Judi Dench, Leslie Odom Jr., Tom Bateman, Lucy Boynton, Sir Derek Jacobi, Josh Gad, Penelope Cruz, Sergei Polunin, and Willem Dafoe.

Also, Focus Features’ Lady Bird added $ 4.5 million from 1,194 theaters and has earned $ 17 million after five weeks, while Fox Searchlight Pictures’ Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri also added $ 4.5 million from 1,430 theaters and is up to $ 13.7 million after four weeks.

Two films impressed in limited release this weekend. James Franco’s The Disaster Artist (A24) was released in 19 theaters, where it earned $ 1.2 million, an average of $ 64,254 per location. The award-winning film will expand to approximately 800 screens next weekend. Directed by and starring James Franco, the film co-stars Dave Franco and Seth Rogen. Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water (Fox Searchlight Pictures) debuted in just two theaters, where the film grossed $ 166,800, or $ 83,400 per theater. The Shape of Water stars Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Octavia Spencer.

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‘Coco’ To Lead Post-Thanksgiving Weekend as Limited Releases Take the Stage

Following a strong opening last weekend, Disney and Pixar’s Coco is looking at a second weekend atop the box office. In fact, with no new wide releases hitting the marketplace this weekend’s top ten is looking a lot like last weekend’s as the top five seems unlikely to change while a few expanding titles jockey for position in bottom five. There are, however, some choice limited releases beginning their roll-out this weekend including A24’s much anticipated The Disaster Artist and Guillerm…
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‘Coco’ Scores Another Strong Thanksgiving Debut for Disney

With a strong, five-day debut Disney and Pixar’s Coco joined the ranks of the many successful films Disney has launched over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Receiving high marks from critics and audiences alike, the film finished atop the weekend box office and is looking at solid returns throughout the holiday season. Additionally, WB and DC Comics’ Justice League and Lionsgate’s Wonder played mostly as expected as the three films contributed to a healthy helping of receipts at the holi…
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Coco Wins Thanksgiving Box Office, Justice League Reaches $481M Worldwide

Coco wins Thanksgiving box office, Justice League reaches $ 481M worldwide

Disney•Pixar‘s Coco won the five-day Thanksgiving box office with an estimated $ 71.2 million from 3,987 theaters, with $ 49 million of the total coming from the Friday-to-Sunday period. The debut makes Coco the fourth-highest Thanksgiving opener ever and gives Disney 10 of the top 11 openings all-time for Thanksgiving. The film received an excellent A+ CinemaScore from audiences. Internationally, the movie added $ 30.7 million this weekend to take its international sum to $ 82.2 million and worldwide total to $ 153.4 million. Coco enjoyed a strong opening in China with $ 18.2 million over the three-day weekend, making it the second-highest opening ever for a Disney•Pixar release behind only Zootopia. In Mexico, Coco has now earned a record Mexico $ 53.4 million. Directed by Lee Unkrich and co-directed by Adrian Molina, Coco features the voices of Anthony Gonzalez, Benjamin Bratt, Gael Garcia Bernal, Edward James Olmos, Alanna Ubach, and more.

Warner Bros. Pictures‘ Justice League added $ 59.6 million over the five-day Thanksgiving box office in second place for a domestic total of $ 171.5 million after two weeks. The comic book movie is playing in 4,051 North American theaters and earned $ 40.7 million from Friday to Sunday. Internationally, Justice League ranked No. 1 again with $ 72.2 million from about 31,450 screens in 66 markets, bringing its overseas total to $ 309.8 million and worldwide sum to $ 481.3 million. Of the international markets, China is on top with $ 83.1 million, followed by Brazil with $ 24.9 million, Mexico with $ 18.2 million, the UK with $ 16.6 million, and Korea with $ 12 million. Directed by Zack Snyder, Justice League stars Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, and J.K. Simmons.

In third place, Lionsgate’s Wonder earned $ 32 million for the five days and $ 22.3 million over the weekend for a total of $ 69.4 million in North America. Playing in 3,172 theaters and directed by Stephen Chbosky, Wonder stars Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay, Daveed Diggs, and Noah Jupe.

The fourth spot belonged to Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok, which grossed $ 24.3 million over the five-day Thanksgiving holiday ($ 16.8 million for the weekend) to push its domestic total to $ 277.5 million after four weeks. Overseas, the film earned another $ 11 million and has now reached $ 512.6 million. That’s a worldwide total of $ 790.1 million. The first Thor earned $ 449.3 million worldwide and Thor: The Dark World took in $ 644.5 million globally. Made for $ 180 million, the Taika Waititi-directed Thor: Ragnarok stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo, and Anthony Hopkins.

Rounding out the top five was Paramount Pictures’ Daddy’s Home 2, directed by Sean Anders and starring Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, John Lithgow, and Mel Gibson. The sequel, produced for $ 69 million, collected $ 18.6 million for the five days ($ 13.3 million over the weekend) and has earned $ 72.7 million domestically after three weeks. Internationally, the comedy grossed $ 13.8 million this weekend in 24 markets and has now grossed $ 15 million. In 2015, the first Daddy’s Home earned $ 150 million domestically and $ 92.4 million internationally, for a worldwide total of $ 242.8 million.

20th Century Fox’s Murder on the Orient Express took in $ 18.6 million for the five days ($ 13 million this weekend) in sixth place and has now grossed $ 74.2 million domestically. Overseas, the film collected $ 17.2 million from 62 markets, driving its international total to $ 122.6 million and global total to $ 196.8 million. Made for $ 55 million and directed by Kenneth Branagh, the adaptation of Agatha Christie’s novel features a large ensemble cast that includes Branagh, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley, Michael Pena, Judi Dench, Leslie Odom Jr., Tom Bateman, Lucy Boynton, Sir Derek Jacobi, Josh Gad, Penelope Cruz, Sergei Polunin, and Willem Dafoe.

Sony’s AFFIRM Films and Walden Media’s faith-based The Star earned $ 9.5 million over the five-day holiday ($ 6.9 million this weekend) in the seventh spot and has earned $ 22 million after two weeks. Costing $ 20 million to make, the film features the voices of Steven Yeun, Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Keegan-Michael Key, Kelly Clarkson, Anthony Anderson, Aidy Bryant, Ving Rhames, Gabriel Iglesias, Patricia Heaton, Kristin Chenoweth, Christopher Plummer, Tracy Morgan, Tyler Perry, and Oprah Winfrey.

In eighth, STXfilms’ A Bad Moms Christmas grossed $ 6.8 million ($ 5 million for the weekend) and is up to $ 59.8 million. Internationally, the sequel brought in $ 4 million and has reached $ 33 million, for a global total of $ 92.8 million. Last year, the first Bad Moms took in $ 113.3 million in North America and $ 70.7 million overseas, for a global sum of $ 183.9 million. Written and directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, the $ 28 million-budgeted A Bad Moms Christmas stars Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Cheryl Hines, Christine Baranski and Susan Sarandon.

Columbia Pictures’ Roman J. Israel, Esq. took in $ 6.2 million for the five-day holiday weekend (a $ 4.5 million weekend) in ninth place, for a $ 6.27 million domestic cume. Written and directed by Dan Gilroy, the Denzel Washington-starrer was made for $ 22 million.

In tenth place, Fox Searchlight Pictures’ Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri added $ 5.8 million for the five days and $ 4.4 million over the weekend to take its total to $ 7.6 million. Written and directed by Martin McDonagh, the movie stars Francis McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Abbie Cornish, Lucas Hedges, Zeljko Ivanek, Caleb Landry Jones, Clarke Peters, Samantha Weaving, John Hawkes, and Peter Dinklage.

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Coco Tops Justice League with $13.2 Million on Wednesday

Coco tops Justice League with $ 13.2 million on Wednesday

Disney•Pixar‘s Coco topped the Wednesday box office with an estimated $ 13.2 million from 3,987 theaters and looks to be headed for more than $ 70 million for the five-day holiday period. The film earned $ 2.3 million from Tuesday previews and received an excellent A+ CinemaScore from audiences.

Disney’s Frozen (2013) holds the five-day Thanksgiving holiday opening record with $ 93.6 million. Last year, Moana debuted with $ 82 million over Thanksgiving.

Directed by Lee Unkrich and co-directed by Adrian Molina, Coco features the voices of Anthony Gonzalez, Benjamin Bratt, Gael Garcia Bernal, Edward James Olmos, Alanna Ubach, and more.

Dropping to second place was Warner Bros. Pictures‘ Justice League, which added $ 10.5 million on Wednesday and has now grossed $ 122.4 million since opening in North America last Friday. The comic book movie is playing in 4,051 theaters and should come in at over $ 60 million for the five days.

Directed by Zack Snyder, Justice League stars Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, and J.K. Simmons.

The top five was rounded out by Wonder in third place with $ 6 million and $ 43.2 million total, Thor: Ragnarok in fourth with $ 3.98 million for a total of $ 257.2 million, and Daddy’s Home in the fifth spot with $ 2.7 million and a total of $ 57.7 million.

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‘Coco’ Hopes to Add to Disney’s Legacy at the Thanksgiving Box Office

One look at the Thanksgiving opening weekend records shows how important the holiday has been to Disney, which currently holds nine of the top ten three-day and five-day opening weekend records including last year’s Moana, which opened with $ 82 million over the five-day holiday, the second largest of all-time. This weekend the studio debuts the latest Pixar feature, Coco, which has already become the largest single release in Mexico and looks to make an impact domestically this weekend. …
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A World of Wonders Awaits You – One Final Trailer for Pixar’s ‘Coco’

Pixar's Coco Final Trailer

“I’m not like the rest of my family…” Disney-Pixar have revealed one final, official trailer for Pixar’s Coco, the first musical and next animated movie from the beloved animation studio. The story involves a young boy named Miguel who gets lost in the world of the dead while searching for his great-great grandfather. This already opened in Mexico to rave reviews. The voices include newcomer Anthony Gonzalez playing Miguel, along with Benjamin Bratt, Gael Garcia Bernal, and Renee Victor. We’ve already seen three trailers previously, but this final one gives us a colorful look at the world that awaits us. I’m very excited to see this, I’m in need of another Pixar tearjerker. This looks charming and heartfelt, as expected from Pixar. ›››

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Check Out the Land of the Dead in a New Coco TV Spot

Check out the land of the dead in a new Coco TV spot from Disney•Pixar

Check out the land of the dead in a new Coco TV spot from Disney•Pixar

Earlier today Disney•Pixar released a new clip and featurette for their upcoming film Coco. Now we’ve got a new Coco TV spot with all new footage. In the video, which is entitled “Every Pixar World,” we get a chance to see what it’s like in the land of the dead where the young Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) goes on a adventure. You can check out the new Coco TV spot in the player below.

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Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history.

The voice cast also includes Renée Victor, Ana Ofelia Murguía, Jaime Camil, Sofía Espinosa, Luis Valdez, Lombardo Boyar, Edward James Olmos, Alanna Ubach, Selene Luna, Alfonso Arau, Herbert Siguenza, Octavio Solis, Gabriel Iglesias, Cheech Marin, and Blanca Araceli.

Directed by Lee Unkrich (Toy Story 3), co-directed by Adrian Molina (story artist Monsters University) and produced by Darla K. Anderson (Toy Story 3), Disney•Pixar’s Coco will be released on November 22, 2017.

Coco features an original score from Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino (UpRogue One) and additional songs co-written by Germaine Franco (DopeShovel Buddies) and Molina. Also part of the team is musical consultant Camilo Lara of the music project Mexican Institute of Sound.

What do you guys think of the new Coco TV spot? Are you excited to visit a whole new world (sorry)? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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