Moana Tops U.S. Box Office

Moana from Walt Disney Co. was the No. 1 movie at U.S. box offices for the third straight weekend according to figures from comScore.

The animated movie, with $18.8 million in box office revenues, beat out Office Christmas Party starring Jennifer Aniston, which finished second in the U.S. with $17.5 million.

Globally, Moana took second place with $42.3 million, just behind Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, with $43.9 million.

ComScore Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian said, “Warner Bros.’ ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ is closing in on $700 million globally with North America takings at nearly $200 millionand an international gross currently at $480.7 million.  In the second spot, Disney’s ‘Moana’ continues to be a critical favorite and a box office hit with a worldwide gross of $238.8 million while newcomer ‘Office Christmas Party’ grabs up $33.9 million globally this weekend.”

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as ofS unday, December 11, are below.

  1. Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them – Warner Bros. – $43.9M
  2. Moana – Disney – $42.3M
  3. Office Christmas Party – Multiple – $33.9M
  4. Hacksaw Ridge – Multiple – $17.3M
  5. Your Name – Multiple – $14.8M
  6. Sully – Warner Bros. – $13.6M
  7. Arrival – Sony – $10.3M
  8. Suddenly Seventeen – Asia Releasing – $9.8M
  9. Sing – Universal – $9.6M
  10. Underworld: Blood Wars – Sony – $9.2M
  11. Allied – Paramount Pictures – $8.8M
  12. Pandora – Next Entertainment – $8.5M

The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, December 11, are below.

  1. Moana – Disney – $18.8M
  2. Office Christmas Party – Paramount – $17.5M
  3. Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them – Warner Bros. – $10.8M
  4. Arrival – Paramount – $5.6M
  5. Doctor Strange – Disney – $4.6M
  6. Allied – Paramount – $4.0M
  7. Nocturnal Animals – Focus Features – $3.2M
  8. Manchester By The Sea – Roadside Attractions – $3.2M
  9. Trolls – 20th Century Fox – $3.1M
  10. Hacksaw Ridge – Lionsgate – $2.3M
  11. Miss Sloane – EuropaCorp – $1.9M
  12. Almost Christmas – Universal – $1.4M