For the second week in a row Sony’s Bad Boys for Life took the top spot at the domestic weekend box office. The threequel earned another $34.0 million over the weekend to bring the domestic haul of the film to $120.6 million. Landing in second place was Universal’s war feature 1917 which took in another $15.8 million. Since winning the Golden Globe for best dramatic feature the film has not topped $103.9 million domestically.
Dropping to third place was Universal’s other release Dolittle. The film took in another $12.5 million for a two week total of $44.7 million. Worldwide the film has taken in $91.1 million and is a long way from recouping the reported $175 million budget for the film.
Opening in fourth place was The Gentlemen from STX Entertainment. The film about a British drug lord who tries to sell off his highly profitable empire to a dynasty of Oklahoma billionaires took in $11.0 million in its opening weekend. Including international receipts the film has taken in $33.5 million.
Rounding out the top five was Sony’s Jumanji: The Next Level which took in $7.9 million. The film now has generated $737.4 million worldwide. The other new release over the weekend The Turning from Universal Pictures just missed the top five and landed in sixth place with $7.3 million.
- Bad Boys for Life (Sony) $34.0 million
- 1917 (Universal) $15.8 million
- Dolittle (Universal) $12.5 million
- The Gentlemen (STX) $11.3 million
- Jumanji: The Next Level (Sony) $7.9 million
Next weekend will see the wide release of Paramount’s The Rhythm Section starring Blake Lively and Jude Law. The film is about a woman who seeks revenge against those who orchestrated a plane crash that killed her family. United Artists will also release the horror film Gretel & Hansel.