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Justice denied! 'Justice League' tops the weekend box office, but fails to crack $100 million

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:00:00 +0000

Warner Bros.(NEW YORK) -- Justice League's estimated $96 million haul was enough to top the weekend box office, but fell short of expectations, delivering the lowest opening of any DC Comics film thus far.

There was better news overseas, as the film -- starring Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher and Ezra Miller -- earned an estimated $185.5 million, bring its worldwide total to $281.5 million.

Wonder -- starring Julia Roberts, Jacob Tremblay and Owen Wilson -- finished a strong second, raking in an estimated $27 million. It beat out Thor: Ragnarok, which fell to third place with an estimated $21.7 million. Internationally, Marvel's latest superhero film took in an estimated $24.1 million, bringing its global tally to $738.1. Marvel and ABC are owned by Disney.

Finally, Daddy's Home 2 bowed in fourth place with an estimated $14.8 million haul, and Murder on the Orient Express rounded out the top five, delivering an estimated $13.8 million over the weekend.

Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated weekend gross ticket sales:

1. Justice League, $96 million
2. Wonder, $27.1 million
3. Thor: Ragnarok, $21.7 million
4. Daddy’s Home 2, $14.8 million
5. Murder on the Orient Express, $13.8 million
6. The Star, $10 million
7. A Bad Moms Christmas, $6.89 million
8. Lady Bird, $2.5 million
9. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, $1.1 million
10. Jigsaw, $1 million

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