'Split' Tops The U.S. Box Office While 'Kung Fu Yoga' Rules Worldwide

Split hangs strong at the U.S. box office for another week. M. Night Shyamalan's thriller about a man with 23 distinct personalities has become a box office hit. Fans everywhere are trying to find out what Kevin's 24th personality is in this twist and dark film. Meanwhile, Jackie Chan has returned with a huge global hit in Kung Fu Yoga.

"Jackie Chan leads the global box office in the action adventure romp 'Kung Fu Yoga' that took in an impressive $51.4 million in 12 international territories and has earned $178.1 million to date," according to comScore's Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian.

"Second place goes to China-based title 'Journey To The West: Demons Strike Back' with $35.3 million this weekend and $202 million thus far as it plays in 9 territories followed by the Chinese drama 'Duckweed' with $29.5 million to land in the third spot."

Split has an overall rating of 81 percent on Rotten Tomatoes with a number of positive reviews. Check out the rest of the films that scored big this weekend.

The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, February 5, are below.

  1. Split - Universal - $14.6M
  2. Rings - Paramount - $13.0M
  3. Dog's Purpose, A - Universal - $10.8M
  4. Hidden Figures - 20th Century Fox - $10.1M
  5. La La Land - Lionsgate - $7.5M
  6. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter - Sony - $4.5M
  7. Sing - Universal - $4.1M
  8. Lion - The Weinstein Company - $4.0M
  9. Space Between Us, The - STX Entertainment - $3.8M
  10. xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage - Paramount - $3.7M
  11. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - Disney - $2.9M
  12. Monster Trucks - Paramount - $2.1M

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, February 5, are below.

  1. Kung Fu Yoga - Multiple - $51.4M
  2. Journey To The West: Demons Strike Back - Multiple - $35.3M
  3. Duckweed - Multiple Chinese Distributors - $29.5M
  4. Split - Universal - $29.2M
  5. Rings - Paramount Pictures - $28.2M
  6. La La Land - Lionsgate - $27.6M
  7. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter - Sony - $21.0M
  8. xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage - Paramount Pictures - $16.1M
  9. Sing - Universal - $16.1M
  10. Hidden Figures - 20th Century Fox - $14.7M
  11. Dog's Purpose, A - Multiple - $14.5M
  12. Buddies In India - Multiple - $12.7M