Jumanji 2 Is Still Performing Well Against Star Wars: The Last Jedi At The Box Office

Normally you would think movies would fail by releasing close to something as big as Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

However, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle has managed to overcome all the odds and is still making lots of money both in North America and other territories around the world.

As reported by Box Office Pro, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is estimated to be the number 1 movie in North America this weekend. It's estimated to earn around $36 million with a total gross of $244.3 million in North America alone.

Jumanji 2 has actually outgrossed the North American total of Justice League which has only earned just under $230 million thus far.



On a worldwide standpoint, the popular sequel has now grossed over $519 million making it one of the highest grossing films released in 2017.

Jumanji 2 managed to get more this weekend than Disney's Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The Last Jedi earned an estimated $23.5 million over the weekend with a domestic gross of over $572 million.

On a worldwide scale, Star Wars: The Last Jedi has grossed over $1.2 billion. Despite making a lot of money, Star Wars still struggles to excite fans living over in China.

The opening weekend for The Last Jedi in China was under $30 million. Its opening weekend is lower than both The Force Awakens and even Rogue: A Star Wars Story.

To be fair though, the original Star Wars trilogy was not released in China until 2015 so they're not as familiar with the franchise as other countries.

The Last Jedi may also lack the Hollywood stars that Chinese people normally recognize too.

Despite the lack of support in China, The Last Jedi is still going to be the top grossing film released in 2017. It's still on track to become the fifth highest grossing movie of all time.

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