Disney's `Ralph Breaks the Internet' Smashes Box Office Again

(Bloomberg) -- Walt Disney Co.’s “Ralph Breaks the Internet” dominated U.S. theaters for a second weekend, rising above a typically quiet post-Thanksgiving slate.

Disney's `Ralph Breaks the Internet' Smashes Box Office Again
  • The animated sequel to “Wreck-it-Ralph” generated $25.8 million. That was shy of the $28 million estimated by Box Office Pro analysts.
Disney's `Ralph Breaks the Internet' Smashes Box Office Again

Key Insights

  • The movie still has a ways to go before it will make back its budget. “Ralph Breaks the Internet” cost $175 million to produce -- before marketing costs -- according to Box Office Mojo.
  • The movie opened in the U.K. this weekend and will continue its global rollout later this month and into next year.
  • The only new wide release of the weekend was the Sony Pictures R-rated horror feature “The Possession of Hannah Grace,” which landed in seven place after collecting $6.5 million. The movie cost $9.5 million before marketing costs, according to Box Office Mojo. It beat a forecast of $3.2 million by Box Office Pro.
  • This weekend’s top 10 films generated a 9.9 percent increase over the same weekend last year, when Oscar awards favorites like “Lady Bird” and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” were in theaters.
Disney's `Ralph Breaks the Internet' Smashes Box Office Again
Disney's `Ralph Breaks the Internet' Smashes Box Office Again

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  • See weekend box-office statistics from Box Office Mojo.
  • See Rotten Tomatoes ratings for top movies.

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