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Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle Tops MLK Weekend Box Office

It was another good weekend for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle at the box office. The sequel topped a group of new recruits once again, taking first place with an additional $27 million.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle debuted with positive reviews and has since built on that word of mouth to continue bringing in impressive audiences throughout the holiday box office. The film, which stars Dwayne Johnson, Karen GIllan, Kevin Hart, and Jack Black, currently holds a 75 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. Internationally, the movie has brought in an additional $383 million. (via Box Office Mojo)

Second place for the weekend went to Steven Spielberg's The Post, which expanded into wide release and built on its star power and positive reviews for an $18.6 million haul. Third place went to Liam Neeson's latest action flick, The Commuter, which performed slightly above initial $10 million expectations with a $13.4 million debut. 

Taraji P. Henson's Proud Mary fared less well, bringing in only $10 million after receiving negative reviews from critics.This weekend's other new release, Paddington 2, also performed below expectations, bringing in only $10 million instead of the expected $16 million. The kids' flick has rapturous reviews from critics and currently sits at a 100 percent on Rotten Tomatoes

The rest of the weekend's top ten were filled out with familiar faces, including last weekend's second place finisher, Insidious: The Last Key, which took in $12 million for fourth place and Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which brought in an additional $11.2 million to contribute to a $591.5 million domestic total. The movie currently sits at $1.26 billion worldwide. (via Box Office Mojo)

You can view this weekend's full box office results (via Box Office Mojo) below. 

Top 10 Weekend Box Office Gross

1. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle: $27,035,000 (-27.4 percent), $283,170,909 Total Domestic Gross   

2. The Post: $18,600,000 (+995.4 percent), $23,089,237 Total Domestic Gross  

3. The Commuter: $13,450,000 (– percent), $13,450,000 Total Domestic Gross   

4. Insidious: The Last Key: $12,135,000 (-59.0 percent), $48,375,140 Total Domestic Gross 

5. The Greatest Showman: $11,800,000 (-14.3 percent), $94,553,868 Total Domestic Gross

6. Star Wars: The Last Jedi: $11,275,000 (-52.5 percent), $591,549,584 Total Domestic Gross   

7. Paddington 2: $10,620,000 (– percent), $10,620,000 Total Domestic Gross   

8. Proud Mary: $10,000,000 (– percent), $10,000,000 Total Domestic Gross   

9. Pitch Perfect 3: $5,655,000 (-45.1 percent), $94,651,225  Total Domestic Gross   

10. Darkest Hour: $4,525,000 (-25.2 percent), $35,737,552 Total Domestic Gross