‘Coco’ Continues On Top Of ‘Justice League’ In North American Box Office

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Disney and Pixar's latest offering, Coco, continues to rock the North American Box Office. The 3D animated musical stays number one as it earned over $26.1 million this past weekend.

Coco has made over $108.1M since it made its debut on Thanksgiving weekend. The Disney and Pixar film focuses on the journey of aspiring musician Miguel Rivera (voiced by Anthony Gonzalez) with Hector (voiced by Gael Garcia Bernal), who takes him on an epic journey throughout "Land of the Dead" to get back to the "Land of the Living."

Justice League holds on to the number two spot on the list with $16.7 million. The film marked the first time that DC's significant superheroes, Superman (Henry Cavill), Batman (Ben Affleck), and Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) teamed up to save the world from extinction.

The DC superhero team's first outing on the silver screen has earned a total $197 million in the domestic box office. This is the second week in the row that Coco beat the Justice League in the North American Box Office race.

Inspirational Figures And Dads

Lionsgate's uplifting family drama Wonder starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, and Jacob Tremblay took home third place. Wonder earned over $12.5 million in its third weekend in theatres. Meanwhile, Thor: Ragnarok, the third chapter of the Thor franchise, finished in fourth with over $9.7 million.

The Chris Hemsworth driven film is getting closer to reach $300 million domestically, as the film cumulatively earned over $291.4 million after five weeks on the silver screen. Rounding out the top five was the latest Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg buddy comedy, Daddy's Home 2.

The film grossed over $7.5 million and also stars John Lithgow and Mel Gibson as the duo's fathers. Since its Nov. 10 release, the film earned over $82.8 million.

Potential Award Winners

Greta Gerwig's directorial debut, Lady Bird, continued to blossom as it tied in the seventh place with fellow award contender Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Both films earned $4.5 million.

Lady Bird's increased interest comes hot after lead actress Saoirse Ronan hosted NBC's Saturday Night Live and the New York Film Critics Circle awarded the film both Best Picture and Best Actress for Ronan.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri has expanded its audience and took home an estimated $4.5 million for Fox Searchlight. The film starred an A-list roster of actors including Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, and Peter Dinklage.

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