6:40 AM PST 11/26/2018
Families and a diverse audience have fueled a record holiday in North America.
Who knew that a strange guy named Ralph along with old Rocky Balboa and a young fighter named Adonis Creed would replace the record of Thanksgiving records in 2013 when Katniss Everdeen and a new Disney heroine named Elsa,
Revenue from the 2018 Thanksgiving box office has reached an estimated $ 314 million cost for the Wednesday to Sunday corridor, driven by the new Disney Animation Studios' Ralph breaks the Internet ($ 84.5 million) and MGM Creed II ($ 55.8 million).
The Greatest Thanksgiving Day was set in 2013 with $ 295 million at Lionsgate Hunger Games: Contempt and Disney Studios " Frozen earned the chart with five-day earnings of 109 million and 93.6 million dollars, respectively.
The 2018 bounty was helped by popular dishes, including food The Grinch. Fantastic beasts: the murders of Grindelwald and Bohemian Rhapsody.
Both Ralph breaks the Internet and Creed II came a long way before the preliminary investigation. Each also paced long before their predecessors, Wreck-It Ralph ($ 49 million) and Creed ($ 42 million).
Directed by Rich Moore and Phil Johnston, Ralph 2 was fed by families (76%) who have extraordinary box office power.
The critically acclaimed pursuit sees John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman returning to lead the distribution of voice, while newcomers include Gal Gadot and Taraji P. Henson. The animated empire that Walt Disney built was successful and successful Ralph breaks the Internet has just become the second theatrical sequel at Walt Disney Animation Studios, following Fantasia 2000.
"Film makers have returned to a world that is relevant to everyone and has created new obstacles for characters," says Disney chairman Cathleen Taff.
overseas, Ralph breaks the Internet opened the first 18 markets – only three were major: China, Mexico and Russia – for an external total of $ 41.5 million and $ 126 million globally. The chip has exceeded China's chart by $ 19.5 million, an orderly amount
Creed II owes much of its impressive openness to an extremely diverse audience; Caucasians accounted for 38% of ticket buyers, followed by African-Americans (29%), Hispanics (22%) and Asians / Others (11%), according to MGM.
Continuation in 2015 Creed, who revived rocky franchise after a long break, sees the return of Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson and Sylvester Stallone. MGM has entered into a partnership with New Line Creed II.
"This is a timeless franchise for us at MGM, and it is natural to see both his legacy and his new generation of auditors continue to respond to Rocky Balboa and Adonis Creed at this moment when we need uplifting stories," says Jonathan Glickman, the head of MGM.
Boxing analyst Jeff Bock adds: "Sequels that the audience wants to see was the hallmark of the 2018 box and continued with Thanksgiving this week." Marketer and solid performance. "