Family friendly “Ralph Breaks The Internet” easily takes the crown over the weekend with $56.2 million, topping fellow newcomer and fellow sequel “Creed II,” which took second place and an opening of $35.5 million. Not far behind at Number Three was “The Grinch,” which took $30.3 million and should have some lasting power, as it tops the Number One crown winner last week, “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald,” which earned $29.3 million in its second weekend. “Bohemian Rhapsody” rounded out the Top Five with $14 million. “Robin Hood” clocks in with 2018’s biggest bomb, reports The Wrap, only opening to $9.1 million on a $100 million production budget. Earning the POPCORN AWARD in its opening weekend was “The Favourite,” which opened to average of $105,603 in four theaters, landing at Number 19. Rocketing up the charts this weekend was “Green Book” in its second weekend, jumping thirteen spots from Number 22 to Number 9 with an increase of +1,616.9% and earning the GOLDEN PERCENTAGE AWARD. The next closest increase was “The Front Runner” in its third weekend, which jumped +738.8% from Number 35 (off the List) last weekend to Number 16, with enough to earn it almost two ROCKETs for the weekend.

“Free Solo” and “Boy Erased” jumped up a spot from where they opened last weekend, while “At Eternity’s Gate” and “Maria By Callas” both leaped onto the List this weekend after missing out the past few weeks. Also, instead of falling off the List this weekend, “Smallfoot” actually held its ground at the Number 20 position. Everything else on the List took a drop, with “Overlord,” “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms,” “The Hate U Give,” and “Beautiful Boy” all taking five or spot drops, while “The Girl In The Spider’s Web” earned Sony a BOMB for the weekend, dropping twelve spots. Falling off the List completely were seven films, including the predicted drop offs of “The House With A Clock In Its Walls,” “First Man,” “The Old Man & the Gun,” “Night School,” and “Halloween.” Instead of “Smallfoot” falling off like predicted, “A Private War” fell off after losing most of its screens. Also, “Burn The Stage: The Movie” could not be found and was assumed to have fallen off the List as well.

Next weekend, the Box Office takes a slight reprieve, with the only real release of note is the horror film “The Possession Of Hannah Grace,” which is looking for a $3 million opening. That may be enough for a Top Ten finish, but not much else. There’s the tiniest chance new release “Anna and the Apocalypse” could find a spot on the List, but that will have to be seen to be believed. That means that “Ralph Breaks The Internet” will likely see a second weekend finish with the crown, hoping to land somewhere in the $28 million or higher range, while “Creed II” and “The Grinch” will likely duke it out for second. Don’t expect “Robin Hood” to stick around in the Top Ten for very long, but do keep your eyes on “A Star Is Born,” which has now hung around the Top Ten for eight weeks, continuing its Oscar buzz. “Maria By Callas” and “At Eternity’s Gate” were surprises on the List this weekend, so either of them could easily fall off next weekend but with not much new coming to screens, do not expect much more to fall off.

BOX OFFICE KING: “Ralph Breaks The Internet”
BOX OFFICE QUEEN: “Creed II”
POPCORN AWARD*: “The Favourite”
GOLDEN PERCENTAGE AWARD**: “Green Book”

# Title Weekend Total Budget Week LW CH
1 Ralph Breaks the Internet (BV) $56,237,634 ($84,750,405) $175m* 1st N even
2 Creed II (MGM) $35,574,710 ($56,007,007) $50m* 1st N even
3 The Grinch (Uni) $30,392,220 ($180,494,990) $75m 3rd #2 down
4 Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (WB) $29,375,498 ($116,554,309) $200m 2nd #1 down
5 Bohemian Rhapsody (Fox) $14,001,156 ($152,158,106) $52m 4th #3 down
6 Instant Family (Par) $12,310,708 ($35,564,886) $48m 2nd #4 down
7 Robin Hood (2018) (LG/S) $9,195,670 ($14,297,995) $100m 1st N even
8 Widows (Fox) $8,231,373 ($25,862,333) $42m 2nd #5 down
9 Green Book (Uni) $5,501,520 ($7,860,501) $23m 2nd #22
10 A Star Is Born (WB) $3,016,129 ($191,003,172) $36m 8th #7 down
11 The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (BV) $2,785,368 ($49,186,550) $120m 4th #6 downdown
12 Boy Erased (Focus) $1,510,015 ($4,541,652) ** 4th #13
13 Overlord (Par) $1,112,065 ($20,191,451) $38m 3rd #8 downdown
14 Nobody’s Fool (Par) $900,411 ($30,509,584) $19m 4th #11 down
15 Venom (Sony) $766,700 ($211,697,763) $100m 8th #12 down
16 The Front Runner (Sony) $632,139 ($1,072,662) ** 3rd #35
17 Can You Ever Forgive Me? (FoxS) $598,142 ($6,029,184) ** 6th #14 down
18 Free Solo (NGE) $448,057 ($9,645,192) ** 9th #19
19 The Favourite (FoxS) $422,410 ($422,410) $15m* 1st N
20 Smallfoot (WB) $367,580 ($81,935,912) $80m* 9th #20 even
21 The Girl in the Spider’s Web (Sony) $356,485 ($14,391,281) $43m 3rd #9
22 The Hate U Give (Fox) $326,680 ($28,918,177) $23m 8th #15 downdown
23 Beautiful Boy (2018) (Amazon) $313,490 ($6,982,639) $25m* 7th #18 downdown
24 At Eternity’s Gate (CBS) $221,672 ($408,396) ** 2nd #32
25 Maria by Callas (SPC) $162,343 ($685,741) ** 4th #30

<<<ALL DOMESTIC NUMBERS FROM BOX OFFICE MOJO>>>>

OFF THE CHARTS THIS WEEK

Title Dom / World Budget Weeks Highest NOTE
Burn the Stage: The Movie (Trafalgar) $3,636,203 ** 2nd #10 **
First Man (Uni) $44,570,015
($98,770,015)
$59m 7th #3 (-$14.4m)
(+$39.8m)
Halloween (2018) (Uni) $159,108,335
($252,908,335)
$10m 6th #1 (x2)
(+$149.1m)
(+$242.9m)
The House With A Clock In Its Walls (Uni) $68,290,400
($130,035,014)
$42m 10th #1 (+$26.3m)
(+$88m)
Night School (Uni) $76,869,430
($101,069,430)
$29m 9th #1 (+$47.9m)
(+$72.1m)
The Old Man & the Gun (FoxS) $10,791,101 ** 9th #10 **
A Private War (Aviron) $1,401,092 ** 4th #16 **

(OFFICIALLY CLOSED)

*POPCORN AWARD goes to the highest per theater average within the Top 25 List
**GOLDEN PERCENTAGE AWARD goes to the highest increase within the Top 25 List

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