'Kong: Skull Island' Wins The Box Office Fight With 'Logan'

With all of the amazing reviews that Logan has received, it wasn't enough to fight off the newcomer in Kong: Skull Island, which topped the box office both worldwide and domestically for the weekend of March 12.

"Warner Bros.' 'Kong: Skull Island' roared into theaters with an impressive $81.6 million this weekend on 20,400 screens in 65 international territories," said comScore's Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian.

"Combined with a number one North American debut of $61 million this beauty of a beast earned a chest-pounding $142.6 million worldwide."

The film stars Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John Goodman and many more.

It has an overall rating of 79 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, with a 76 percent audience rating. We'll see just how long Kong: Skull Island can hang on to the top spot before another film comes along to steal the shine.

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, March 12, are below.

  1. Kong: Skull Island - Warner Bros. - $142.6M
  2. Logan - 20th Century Fox - $107.8M
  3. Dog's Purpose, A - Multiple - $23.5M
  4. Get Out - Universal - $21.1M
  5. Lego Batman Movie, The - Warner Bros. - $12.9M
  6. Badrinath Ki Dulhania - Multiple - $10.4M
  7. Shack, The - Lionsgate - $10.1M
  8. La La Land - Lionsgate - $8.6M
  9. Hidden Figures - 20th Century Fox - $7.9M
  10. Moana - Disney - $7.4M
  11. Fifty Shades Darker - Universal - $6.8M
  12. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter - Sony - $6.5M

The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, March 12, are below.

  1. Kong: Skull Island - Warner Bros. - $61.0M
  2. Logan - 20th Century Fox - $37.9M
  3. Get Out - Universal - $21.1M
  4. Shack, The - Lionsgate - $10.1M
  5. Lego Batman Movie, The - Warner Bros. - $7.8M
  6. Before I Fall - Open Road - $3.1M
  7. Hidden Figures - 20th Century Fox - $2.8M
  8. John Wick: Chapter Two - Lionsgate - $2.7M
  9. MET Opera: La Traviata (2017) - Fathom Events - $1.8M
  10. La La Land - Lionsgate - $1.8M
  11. Fifty Shades Darker - Universal - $1.6M
  12. Lion - The Weinstein Company - $1.4M