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Sequels top U.S. box office this week as Equilizer 2, Mama Mia! and Transylvania 3 shine

The Equilizer 2, Mama Mia! Here We Go Again, and Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation took top honors at the U.S. box office this week with the Mama Mia! and Hotel Transylvania sequels also taking the top spots globally.

“Universal’s ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ sang a powerful global tune taking in $76.78 million in 44 territories around the world while Sony’s ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’ added another $60.85 million to bring its global tally to an impressive $206.7 million,”  comScore’s Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented. “Notably, Disney’s latest Pixar release, ‘Incredibles 2’ passed the $900 million mark this weekend for a truly incredible total of $940.4 million and counting.”

Top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates

  1. Equalizer 2, The – Sony – $35.8M
  2. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again – Universal – $34.4M
  3. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation – Sony – $23.1M
  4. Ant-Man And The Wasp – Disney – $16.1M
  5. Incredibles 2 – Disney – $11.5M
  6. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – Universal – $11.0M
  7. Skyscraper – Universal – $11.0M
  8. First Purge, The – Universal – $5.0M
  9. Unfriended: Dark Web – OTL Releasing – $3.5M
  10. Sorry To Bother You – Annapurna Pictures  – $2.8M
  11. Sicario: Day Of The Soldado – Sony – $1.9M
  12. Ocean’s 8 – Warner Bros. – $1.6M

Top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates

  1. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again – Universal – $76.8M
  2. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation – Sony – $60.9M
  3. Incredibles 2 – Disney – $48.0M
  4. Equalizer 2, The – Sony – $39.1M
  5. Skyscraper – Universal – $38.3M
  6. Ant-Man And The Wasp – Disney – $37.7M
  7. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – Universal – $28.3M
  8. Dying To Survive  – Multiple Chinese Distributors – $25.3M
  9. First Purge, The – Universal – $13.9M
  10. Hidden Man – Multiple Chinese Distributors – $10.4M
  11. Ocean’s 8 – Warner Bros. – $3.9M
  12. Sicario: Day Of The Soldado – Multiple – $3.7M

Full details regarding the global domestic and international box office results

Weekend BO Estimate (USD)

Weekend Release Cume (USD)

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Title

Worldwide

Int’l

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Domestic

Worldwide

Int’l

Domestic

Int’l

No. of Terr.

Domestic

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

76,780,000

42,400,000

34,380,000

76,780,000

42,400,000

34,380,000

UNI

44

UNI

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

60,850,000

37,700,000

23,150,000

206,689,268

115,600,000

91,089,268

SNY

52

SNY

Incredibles 2

48,020,000

36,500,000

11,520,000

940,435,440

383,100,000

557,335,440

DIS

43

DIS

Equalizer 2, The

39,125,000

3,300,000

35,825,000

39,125,000

3,300,000

35,825,000

SNY

12

SNY

Skyscraper

38,260,000

27,300,000

10,960,000

131,849,120

85,100,000

46,749,120

UNI

68

UNI

Ant-Man And The Wasp

37,726,000

21,600,000

16,126,000

353,524,292

188,900,000

164,624,292

DIS

47

DIS

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

28,305,000

17,300,000

11,005,000

1,196,906,505

813,000,000

383,906,505

UNI

68

UNI

Dying To Survive

25,320,000

25,320,000

413,023,746

413,023,746

MULTICN

1

First Purge, The

13,880,000

8,900,000

4,980,000

96,491,365

36,300,000

60,191,365

UNI

31

UNI

Hidden Man

10,375,000

10,375,000

74,421,376

74,421,376

MULTICN

1

Ocean’s 8

3,875,000

2,300,000

1,575,000

261,439,512

125,800,000

135,639,512

WB

59

WB

Sicario: Day Of The Soldado

3,680,000

1,800,000

1,880,000

67,257,153

20,171,500

47,085,653

MUL

59

SNY

Animal Crackers

3,660,000

3,660,000

3,736,647

3,736,647

CNFC

1

Unfriended: Dark Web

3,495,000

3,495,000

3,495,000

3,495,000

1

OTL

Sorry To Bother You

2,823,000

2,823,000

10,252,204

10,252,204

1

APR

Tag

1,683,000

1,000,000

683,000

69,925,783

17,100,000

52,825,783

WB

39

WB

Adrift

1,620,000

1,550,000

70,000

45,320,751

13,980,000

31,340,751

MUL

25

STX

Uncle Drew

1,525,000

1,525,000

41,705,234

1,677,760

40,027,474

1

LGF

Ma Reum

1,500,000

1,500,000

1,500,000

1,500,000

UGC DIST

1

Three Identical Strangers

1,431,800

1,431,800

4,600,041

4,600,041

1

NEONR

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

1,305,000

1,305,000

18,408,027

18,408,027

1

FOC

Show Dogs

1,270,000

1,270,000

34,133,001

16,442,697

17,690,304

MUL

8

OPRD

Deadpool 2

971,195

511,195

460,000

732,911,644

415,804,204

317,107,440

FOX

36

FOX

Leave No Trace

891,545

891,545

3,935,211

321,774

3,613,437

1

BST

Eighth Grade

794,370

794,370

1,197,171

1,197,171

1

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Hanna is the entertainment and lifestyle editor for CDN. Fan of great movies, legendary music, outdoor activities and cool stuff in general, her opinions, as expressed in her articles, are her own and not necessarily shared by anyone .. anywhere .. ever. Follow Hanna on Twitter: @Hanna_CDN
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