Disney’s animated feature Frozen II repeated as the powerhouse atop the weekend box office for the second weekend in a row, the American Thanksgiving weekend. The film took in another $85.2 million domestically in the three-day weekend window to rack up $287 million domestically. Worldwide the film has now grossed $738.6 million in 9 days of release.
Opening in a distant second, however still very impressive numbers, was Lionsgate’s Knives Out. The film, about a detective who investigates the death of the patriarch of an eccentric, combative family opened with $27.0 million. Fox’s Ford v Ferrari dropped to third place with another $13.2 million while the biopic A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood earned another $11.8 million for fourth place over the weekend.
Rounding out the top five was Universal’s Queen & Slim with $11.7 million. The film follows a couple whose first date takes an unexpected turn when a police officer pulls them over.
- Frozen II (Dis) $85.2 mil
- Knives Out (LGF) $27.0 mil
- Ford v Ferrari (Fox) $13.2 mil
- A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Sony) $11.8 mil
- Queen & Slim (Uni) $11.7 mil
Next weekend will see STX Entertainment open the animated feature Playmobil: The Movie while Magnolia Pictures opens the sci-f drama Little Joe. 1091 Media will also bring the dramatic documentary Midnight Family to theatres in limited release.