After helping to power the biggest Thanksgiving box office on record, Ralph will decline about 54 percent over its second frame (a respectable figure), bringing its North American total to $119.3 million. Overseas, it will add about $33.7 million this weekend, for a worldwide total of $207 million.
Reviews have been favorable for the film, which stars John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman as two pixelated pals who venture into cyberspace for the first time. Moviegoers gave it an A-minus CinemaScore.
Filling out the top five are Universal’s animated Dr. Seuss tale The Grinch, with about $17.7 million; MGM’s Rocky film Creed II, with about $16.8 million; Warner Bros.’ wizarding world adventure Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, with about $11.2 million; and Fox’s Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, with about $8.1 million.
Overall box office is up 10.1 percent year-to-date, according to Comscore. See the Nov. 30-Dec. 2 figures below.
1. Ralph Breaks the Internet — $25.8 million
2. The Grinch — $17.7 million
3. Creed II — $16.8 million
4. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald — $11.2 million
5. Bohemian Rhapsody — $8.1 million
6. Instant Family — $7.2 million
7. The Possession of Hannah Grace — $6.5 million
8. Robin Hood — $4.7 million
9. Widows — $4.4 million
10. Green Book — $3.9 million