Ralph Breaks the Internet leads the lowest box office weekend of 2018
Ralph Breaks the Internet retained the #1 spot at the domestic box office for the third weekend in a row in what is the lowest weekend at the domestic box office for the entire year. The film took in another $16.1 million and added another $18 million internationally. Domestically the film sits at $140.9 million and $117.3 million internationally for a global total of $258.2 million. 2012’s Wreck-It Ralph ended its domestic run with $189.4 million, putting the sequel within spitting distance of matching the first movie.. Featuring the voices of John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman, the sequel is directed by Rich Moore and Phil Johnston.
Universal Pictures new animated version of Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch held onto the second place at the domestic box office and dropped just 15.4%, the film brought in $15.18 million. The animated feature now sits at $223.46 million domestically. Internationally the film has brought in $98.9 million for a Global total of $322.36 million. Benedict Cumberbatch lends his voice as the title character of the animated film, it’s directed by Scott Mosier and Yarrow Cheney.
Creed II held onto third place adding another $10.3 million bringing its domestic total to $96.47 million. In that same time frame, the first Creed had brought in $79.32 million, all but assuring us that Adonis Creed will fight again in a few years. Steven Caple Jr. directed the sequel which once again stars Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, and Tessa Thompson, plus Florian “The Big Nasty” Munteanu as Viktor Drago and Dolph Lundgren returning to the role of Ivan Drago.
Warner Bros.’ Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald held onto the fourth place position adding another $6.8 million domestically for a total of $145.2 million in the US. Internationally the film has brought in $399.3 million, and the global tally is $544.5 million. The film is well behind every other movie in the Wizard World franchise with over $250 million separating it and the ninth lowest grossing entry in the series (2004’s Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban which brought in $796.7 million worldwide). 2016’s Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them even brought in $814 million worldwide. Directed once again by David Yates and from a script by JK Rowling, the film stars Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamandar alongside returning stars Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, and Ezra Miller. They’re joined by Claudia Kim, Zoe Kravitz, Callum Turner, with Jude Law as Dumbledore and Johnny Depp as the titular Grindelwald.
20th Century Fox’s Bohemian Rhapsody brought in $6 million for a domestic total of $173 million. The film’s international haul now sits at $423 million, giving it a global total of $596 million. Directed by Bryan Singer the film stars Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, and Joseph Mazzello. Also starring are Lucy Boynton, Aiden Gillen, Tom Hollander and Mike Myers.