THE BOSS BABY Narrowly Beat The Beast And Took Over The Top Spot At The Box Office
comScore announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of April 2, 2017, and DreamWorks Animation’s The Boss Baby narrowly edged out the previous two-week leader Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and took over the top spot at the box office with a $49 million debut, which over performed pre-release industry expectations.
The live-action Beauty and the Beast took in $47.5 million in its third weekend, as its domestic cume climbs to $395.5 million. The film’s global total is over $875 million.
Meanwhile Paramount Pictures suffered another flop with its controversy-plagued Ghost in the Shell, which brought in an estimated $19 million and was below industry expectations.
comScore’s Senior Media Analyst commented:
“Disney’s ‘Beauty And The Beast’ adds another $114 million in its third weekend to push its global total to massive $876.3 million. On the animated family film side of the ledger, Fox’s ‘The Boss Baby’ over-performed to the tune of $85.2 million in its debut weekend worldwide in 35 territories.”
The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, April 2, are below.
- Beauty And The Beast – Disney – $114.0M
- Boss Baby, The – 20th Century Fox – $85.2M
- Ghost In The Shell – Paramount Pictures – $59.1M
- Kong: Skull Island – Warner Bros. – $43.4M
- Power Rangers – Lionsgate – $22.6M
- Devotion Of Suspect X, The – Multiple – $22.5M
- Smurfs: The Lost Village – Sony – $15.1M
- Life – Sony – $11.9M
- Logan – 20th Century Fox – $11.4M
- Extraordinary Mission – Multiple Chinese Distributors – $8.2M
- Get Out – Universal – $8.1M
- Missing, The – Multiple Chinese Distributors – $6.2M
The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, April 2, are below. You can see how The Boss Baby narrowly won the domestic box office.
- Boss Baby, The – 20th Century Fox – $49.0M
- Beauty And The Beast – Disney – $47.5M
- Ghost In The Shell – Paramount – $19.0M
- Power Rangers – Lionsgate – $14.5M
- Kong: Skull Island – Warner Bros. – $8.8M
- Logan – 20th Century Fox – $6.2M
- Get Out – Universal – $5.8M
- Life – Sony – $5.6M
- Chips – Warner Bros. – $4.1M
- Zookeeper’s Wife, The – Focus Features – $3.3M
- Shack, The – Lionsgate – $2.2M
- Hidden Figures – 20th Century Fox – $0.4M