Star Wars is Global Box Office Winner over Christmas Weekend
Sing scores a distant but solid second
December 29, 2016
Official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of December 25, 2016, have been announced, and Disney's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story took in almost twice as much as the next closest contender, Universal's Sing.
The top two movies showed a similar income divide in the USA.
Scoring is reported by comScore (NASDAQ: SCOR), the only theater-level reporting in the world.
comScore's Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, "Disney's 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' crossed the $500 million mark globally this weekend after just 12 days in theaters with $523.8 million impressively on the books thus far. Universal's 'Sing' is hitting the high notes with audiences around the world dancing to a weekend estimate of $62.3 million and a global total that now stands at $103.9 million. In third place globally with an impressive $37.9 million weekend is the Chinese romantic comedy 'See You Tomorrow' directed by Zhang Jiajia."
The top 12 worldwide 3-day weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, December 25, are below.
1. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - Disney - $111.5M
2. Sing - Universal - $62.3M
3. See You Tomorrow - Multiple - $37.9M
4. Dangal - UTV Motion Pictures - $29.6M
5. Railroad Tigers - Multiple Chinese Distributors - $29.1M
6. Great Wall, The - LegEast - $26.0M
7. Assassin's Creed - 20th Century Fox - $23.6M
8. Moana - Disney - $22.3M
9. Master - CJ Entertainment - $18.1M
10. Passengers - Sony - $14.8M
11. Why Him? - 20th Century Fox - $13.2M
12. Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them - Warner Bros. - $10.9M
The top 12 domestic 4-day weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Monday, December 26, are below.
1. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - Disney - $96.1M
2. Sing - Universal - $56.1M
3. Passengers - Sony - $23.1M
4. Why Him? - 20th Century Fox - $16.7M
5. Assassin's Creed - 20th Century Fox - $15.0M
6. Fences - Paramount - $11.4M
7. Moana - Disney - $10.4M
8. La La Land - Lionsgate - $9.7M
9. Office Christmas Party - Paramount - $7.2M
10. Collateral Beauty - Warner Bros. - $7.1M
11. Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them - Warner Bros. - $4.5M
12. Manchester By The Sea - Roadside Attractions - $4.4M