12 Strong and Den of Thieves both did better than expected over their opening weekends, however Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle remained remained king of the box office. The 2017 sequel to 1995’s box office hit, which starred Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, and Bonnie Hunt, opened in theaters on December 20, 2017 and is still going strong, with its total worldwide gross standing at $767 million. The original film brought in $262 million over its theatrical run in 1995-1996.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle will be facing competition over the upcoming January 26-28, 2018 weekend from the final Maze Runner film, Maze Runner: The Death Cure. Plus, the Western Hostiles with Christian Bale and Rosamund Pike will be expanding into wide release.
Box Office Top 10: January 19-21, 2018
- Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – $20,040,000
- 12 Strong – $16,500,000
- Den of Thieves – $15,320,000
- The Post – $12,150,000
- The Greatest Showman – $11,000,000
- Paddington 2 – $8,240,000
- The Commuter – $6,685,000
- Star Wars: The Last Jedi – $6,566,000
- Insidious: The Last Key – $5,945,000
- Forever My Girl – $4,703,070
The Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Plot: In the brand new adventure Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the tables are turned as four teenagers in detention are sucked into the world of Jumanji. When they discover an old video game console with a game they’ve never heard of, they are immediately thrust into the game’s jungle setting, into the bodies of their avatars, played by Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan. What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji – Jumanji plays you. They’ll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, or they’ll be stuck in the game forever…