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Weekend Box Office Report January 1st – 3rd: Star Wars Dominates For Third Week

The first weekend of January is in the books, and not surprisingly “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” continues to completely dominate the box office bringing in an estimated $88.3 million this weekend. That brings its total to around $740 million domestically, and over one billion worldwide.

The Will Ferrel and Mark Wahlberg comedy “Daddy’s Home” took the second spot for its second week with a respectable $29 million.

Quentin Taratino’s Western “The Hateful Eight” starring Samuel L. Jackson and Kurt Russel rounded out the top three with #16 million for its second weekend.

The Star Wars domination probably won’t end anytime soon. It certainly won’t be “The Forest” that dethrones it.

This
Week
Last
Week
Title Weekend
Gross
Week #
1 1 Star Wars: The Force Awakens $88,300,000 3
2 2 Daddy’s Home $29,000,000 2
3 10 The Hateful Eight $16,240,000 2
4 4 Sisters $12,580,000 3
5 5 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip $11,800,000 3
6 3 Joy $10,400,000 2
7 6 The Big Short $10,400,000 4
8 7 Concussion (2015) $8,000,000 2
9 8 Point Break (2015) $6,845,000 2
10 9 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 $4,625,000 7

Source: Box Office Mojo

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About Gary Smith (1032 Articles)
I'm Gary Smith, aka "PatriotPaine." I'm the Editor-in-Chief of VortexEffect.net. I'm usually posting news and reviews, and doing all the back end stuff as well. I like to play games, watch movies, wrestling, and college football (Roll Tide Roll).

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