The weekend's new releases all outperformed expectations with both 12 Strong
and Den of Thieves
placing in the top three. However, neither was able to topple Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
, which topped the weekend box office for the third straight weekend and in the process passed Skyfall
to become Sony
's fifth-highest grossing film ever. Sony's Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle delivered a chart-topping $20 million as the film's domestic cume climbs over $315 million. The film's international cume added another $32.6 million this weekend as its worldwide total now stands at $767.8 million, moving it into the top 80 all-time. In second place Warner Bros.
's release of 12 Strong narrowly edged out its new release competition finishing ahead of the $15 million the studio anticipated heading into the weekend, grossing an estimated $16.5 million. The film received an "A" CinemaScore from opening day audiences, which was made up of 55% males vs. 45% females and of that audience,