La actriz Daisy Ridley interpreta a Rey en la cinta "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", en esta imagen difundida por los estudios Lucasfilm. (Lucasfilm vía AP)
The Associated Press
"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" claimed the biggest Christmas haul over the four-day holiday weekend, adding almost $100 million to its coffers, according to box office figures released Tuesday.
Four new releases couldn't catch the intergalactic juggernaut.
Of the new films, "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" fared best. The Sony adventure debuted in second place with $55.4 million.
The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Tuesday by comScore:
1. "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," Disney, $99,025,055, 4,232 locations, $23,399 average, $395,627,411, 2 weeks.
2. "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle," Sony, $55,400,000, 3,765 locations, $14,714 average, $72,005,967, 1 week.
Universal and Focus are owned by NBC Universal, a unit of Comcast Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight are owned by 21st Century Fox; Warner Bros. and New Line are units of Time Warner Inc.; MGM is owned by a group of former creditors including Highland Capital, Anchorage Advisors and Carl Icahn; Lionsgate is owned by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.; IFC is owned by AMC Networks Inc.; Rogue is owned by Relativity Media LLC.