US Box Office Feels the Force at Christmas


The penultimate week of the year threw up no surprises, as the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens blew everything else out of the water with a $391 million domestic debut. Comparisons are being made with Avatar as the seventh chapter in the space saga looks to put up a challenge for highest grossing film of all time.

However, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip and comedy Sisters also entered the chart and performed well with over $20 million each, pushing Mockingjay – Part 2 down into fourth. Spectre is also still clinging on in the top ten, but will likely drop in the new year as the Oscar contenders start to enter the field.

Click on the films below for more.


US Box Office Chart: 18th – 24th December, 2015

  1. Star Wars: The Force Awakens   –   $391.05m
  2. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip   –   $26.70m
  3. Sisters   –   $23.27m
  4. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2   –   $10.71m
  5. The Good Dinosaur   –   $9.25m
  6. Creed   –   $8.90m
  7. Krampus   –   $7.27m
  8. In the Heart of the Sea   –   $6.21m
  9. The Big Short   –   $4.55m
  10. Spectre   –   $2.91m
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