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Comscore Announces Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of February 17, 2019 (1 Viewer)

Ronald Epstein

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LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Comscore today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of February 17, 2019, as compiled by the company's theatrical measurement services.

As the trusted industry partner for real-time box office reporting, Comscore is the only theater-level movie measurement and analytics company providing insights across the world's largest markets, covering 95 percent of the global industry gross. Using Comscore's suite of movie products, customers are able to analyze admissions and gross results from around the world.

Comscore's Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, "China-based mega-hit 'The Wandering Earth' continues to be massive box office force taking in another $96.9 million this weekend for a whopping global tally of $609.3 million while Fox's 'Alita: Battle Angel' rings up $84 million in sales this weekend worldwide while taking the top spot in North America with $27.8 million for a cume to date of $130.9 million."

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, February 17, are below.

  1. Wandering Earth, The - China Film Group Digital Cinema Line Co.,Ltd - $96.9M
  2. Alita: Battle Angel - 20th Century Fox - $84.0M
  3. Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, The - Warner Bros. - $33.3M
  4. Crazy Alien - Huoerguosi Enlight Media - $28.2M
  5. Pegasus - Multiple - $25.8M
  6. How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World - Universal - $21.7M
  7. Happy Death Day 2U - Universal - $21.6M
  8. Isn't It Romantic - Warner Bros. - $14.2M
  9. What Men Want - Paramount Pictures - $13.1M
  10. Green Book - Lionsgate - $11.8M
  11. Boonie Bears: Blast Into The Past - Multiple - $10.4M
  12. Extreme Job - Multiple - $8.6M

The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, February 17, are below.

  1. Alita: Battle Angel - 20th Century Fox - $27.8M
  2. Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, The - Warner Bros. - $21.2M
  3. Isn't It Romantic - Warner Bros. - $14.2M
  4. What Men Want - Paramount - $10.9M
  5. Happy Death Day 2U - Universal - $9.8M
  6. Cold Pursuit - Lionsgate - $6.0M
  7. Upside, The - STX Entertainment - $5.6M
  8. Glass - Universal - $3.9M
  9. Prodigy, The - Orion Pictures - $3.2M
  10. Green Book - Universal - $2.8M
  11. Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse - Sony - $2.0M
  12. Aquaman - Warner Bros. - $1.9M

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Malcolm R

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The winning films from Chinese New Year remained on top of the Chinese box office in their second normal weekend of release. Locally-made sci-fi film “The Wandering Earth” advanced its score to $557 million.

“Wandering Earth” earned $88.8 million between Friday and Monday, according to data from Asian film industry consultancy Artisan Gateway. That was more than half of the $160 million aggregate for the entire market.

“Wandering Earth” surpassed “Avengers: Infinity War on Saturday to become the highest grossing Imax release ever in China. Earning an additional $7.2 million from 603 Imax screens over the 4-day weekend, the Imax cumulative for the film now stands at $43.7 million in China, and $44.7 million globally.
Crazy Alien” was unchanged in second place. It earned $25.8 million over the weekend, and advanced its 13-day cumulative to $292 million.



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I have to admit that I find box office reports for domestic Chinese films suspect. I cannot help but think that the Chinese government manipulates the numbers to make it look like the demand for domestic Chinese films is greater than it really is.

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