“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” rules box office


This image released by Disney/Lucasfilm shows Daisy Ridley as Rey in a scene from “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” (Disney/Lucasfilm Ltd.)

LOS ANGELES — Disney is well on their way to their first billion-dollar box office bonanza of 2020 as “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” dominated this weekend’s box office.

The last episode in the franchise’s “Skywalker Saga” knocked another franchise out of the top spot. “Jumanji: The Next Level” fell to No. 2 after one week at the top spot.

The top 10 films at this week’s box office are as follows (figures are from domestic box office only):

  1. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Disney) — $175.5 million
  2. Jumanji: The Next Level (Sony) — $26.12 million
  3. Frozen 2 (Disney) — $12.3 million
  4. Cats (Universal) — $6.5 million
  5. Knives Out (Lionsgate) — $6.12 million
  6. Bombshell (Lionsgate) — $5.07 million
  7. Richard Jewell (Warner Bros.) — $2.56 million
  8. Queen & Slim (Universal) — $1.85 million
  9. Black Christmas (Universal) — $1.8 million
  10. Ford v. Ferrari (20th Century Fox) — $1.8 million

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