Thanks to comScore we now have the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of January 29, 2017, as compiled by the company’s theatrical measurement services.
As most of Asia celebrates Chinese New Year, it’s no surprise to see Stephen Chow’s Journey To The West: The Demon Strikes Back reign supreme at the top of the global box office with $85 million earned in just 7 territories including China.
Another solid title was the Chinese action adventure Buddies In India that earned an impressive $44.19 million in just three territories including the United States. Third place goes to Resident Evil: The Final Chapter that has earned $64.5 million internationally after opening ahead of its U.S. debut and $78.35 million to date worldwide.
The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, January 29, are below.
Journey To The West: The Demon Strikes Back – Multiple – $85.0M
Buddies In India – Multiple – $44.2M
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter – Sony – $42.1M
Split – Universal – $41.1M
Kung Fu Yoga – Multiple – $40.1M
La La Land – Lionsgate – $35.5M
xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage – Paramount Pictures – $32.2M
Sing – Universal – $29.5M
Dog’s Purpose, A – Multiple – $22.1M
Duckweed – Multiple Chinese Distributors – $18.2M
Hidden Figures – 20th Century Fox – $15.5M
Confidential Assignment – CJ Entertainment – $15.0M
In the U.S. M. Night Shyamalan’s Split has ensured a return to form for the director. The thriller has already crossed the $100 million mark with $78 million from the U.S. alone.
The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, January 29, are below.
Split – Universal – $26.3M
Dog’s Purpose, A – Universal – $18.4M
Hidden Figures – 20th Century Fox – $14.0M
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter – Sony – $13.8M
La La Land – Lionsgate – $12.1M
xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage – Paramount – $8.2M
Sing – Universal – $6.2M
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Disney – $5.1M
Monster Trucks – Paramount – $4.1M
Gold – The Weinstein Company – $3.5M
Patriots Day – Lionsgate – $2.9M
The Founder – The Weinstein Company – $2.7M