Box Office Breakdown! Moana Rockets To Number One! Bad Santa 2 Bombs! And More!

Moana caught a wave to number one, opening with $81.1 for the holiday weekend.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 14:  Actors Dwayne Johnson (L) and Nicole Scherzinger attend The World Premiere of Disneyís "MOANA" at the El Capitan Theatre on Monday, November 14, 2016 in Hollywood, CA.  (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** Nicole Scherzinger; Dwayne Johnson

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them cast a spell at number two with $45.1 million.

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Doctor Strange was prescribed to number three with $13.3 million.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 23:  Marvel fan families and kids attend a special screening of Marvel Studios' "DOCTOR STRANGE" in 3D hosted by Stan Lee at the El Capitan Theatre on October 23, 2016 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** Stan Lee
Allied needed support, opening at number four with $18 million.

 

Arrival parked at number five with $11.2 million.

 

Trolls frolicked at number six with $10.3 million.

 

Almost Christmas was hum-bug at number seven with $7.6 million.

 

Bad Santa 2 was extra naughty, opening at number eight with $9 million.

 

Hacksaw Ridge battled for number nine with $5.4 million.

 

Rounding out the top ten was The Edge of Seventeen with $2.9 million.

 

Check out the full box office chart below:

 

1 Moana $55,523,000 $81,108,000
2 Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them $45,100,000 $156,228,123
3 Doctor Strange $13,369,000 $205,093,475
4 Allied $13,000,000 $18,022,000
5 Arrival $11,250,000 $62,387,300
6 Trolls $10,340,000 $135,136,662
7 Almost Christmas $7,610,000 $36,688,865
8 Bad Santa 2 $6,106,658 $9,031,191
9 Hacksaw Ridge $5,450,000 $52,248,382
10 The Edge of Seventeen $2,960,000 $10,273,770

 

Next week look for Moana to repeat at number one. Tune in to see if I’m right.

From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes “Moana,” a sweeping, CG-animated comedy-adventure about a spirited teenager on an impossible mission to fulfill her ancestors' quest. A born navigator, Moana sets sail from the ancient South Pacific islands of Oceania in search of a fabled island. During her incredible journey, she teams up with her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui, to traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous sea creatures, breathtaking underworlds and ancient folklore. Directed by the renowned filmmaking team of Ron Clements and John Musker ("The Little Mermaid," "The Princess and the Frog," "Aladdin"), "Moana" arrives in theaters in late 2016. ©2014 Disney. All Rights Reserved.
Until then, happy movie going!

 

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