The latest movie in the “Harry Potter” spinoff film series holds on to the top spot at the global box-office, seeing off strong competition from “Ralph Breaks the Internet.” Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” falls to third place.
Freshly released in the US and Canada, “Ralph Breaks the Internet” shot straight to the top of the North American box office. Worldwide, the latest animated movie in the “Wreck-It Ralph” series grossed $97.2M, which, although an excellent start, wasn’t enough to outdo “Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald,” which grossed $113.35M. Since its release, the movie, directed by David Yates, has grossed $439.7M in total worldwide.
“Bohemian Rhapsody” adds $51.9M to its total grosses, which now stand at $472.2M. The movie biopic of Queen and the band’s frontman, Freddie Mercury, drops one place to third at the global box office.
Note that this week also sees the arrival of the latest film in the “Rocky” spinoff series, “Creed II,” which lands in fifth place ($35.3M), and the new version of “Robin Hood” — starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx and Jamie Dornan — which debuts in eighth place, grossing $17.8M.
In theaters for nearly two months, “Venom” is still one of the most-watched movies worldwide. Grossing $22M, the movie, starring Tom Hardy, takes seventh place at the global box office this week, bringing total grosses to $822.5M since early October.
Global box office top 10:
1. Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald – $113.3M
2. Ralph Breaks The Internet – $97.2M
3. Bohemian Rhapsody – $51.9M
4. Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch – $37.8M
5. Creed II – $35.3M
6. A Cool Fish – $25.2M
7. Venom – $22.1M
8. Robin Hood – $17.8M
9. Widows – $12.6M
10. Instant Family – $12.5M