‘STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI’ TOPS $517 MILLION TO BECOME HIGHEST GROSSING FILM OF 2017!

It was a tight race over the last weekend of 2017 for box office supremacy, but Star Wars: The Last Jedi came out on top for the third week in a row, racking in another $52.7 million, bringing its domestic haul to date to a staggering $517 million. The Daisy Ridley and John Boyega-powered Star Wars saga is now officially the highest grossing film of 2017.

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The Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart-starring comedy, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, had to settle for a second place finish, taking in $50.35 million in its second week of release. In an respectable third place was musical comedy, Pitch Perfect 3, which scored $16.8 million in box office receipts.

In fourth place was Hugh Jackman’s The Greatest Showman, which took in $15.5 million in its second week, followed by animated film, Ferdinand, in fifth place with $11.4 million.

Notable first week releases included the Christopher Plummer-starring drama, All The Money In The World, which opened in seventh place, taking in $5.6 million. Plummer famously took over the lead role as billionaire J. Paul Getty, replacing Kevin Spacey who was pushed out of the role following sexual misconduct allegations.

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The Jessica Chastain vehicle, Molly’s Game, also debuted over the weekend, taking in $2.3 million in its first week. Idris Elba also stars.

TOP 10 WEEKEND BOX OFFICE (DECEMBER 29-31, 2017)

1. STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI $52.7 MILLION

2. JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE $50.35 MILLION

3. PITCH PERFECT 3 $16.8 MILLION

4. THE GREATEST SHOWMAN $15.5 MILLION

5. FERDINAND $11.4 MILLION

6. COCO $7.5 MILLION

7. ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD $5.6 MILLION

8. DARKEST HOUR $5.5 MILLION

9. DOWNSIZING $4.7 MILLION

10. FATHER FIGURES $3.8 MILLION

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‘STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI’ PHOTO: WALT DISNEY STUDIOS

‘ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD’ PHOTO: TRISTAR PICTURES

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