Creed II knocks Fantastic Beasts off the top spot at weekend box office

Warner Bros’ Creed II has knocked Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald off the top spot at the weekend box office, with the sports drama film making $2.985m across 328 screens on its first weekend.

The film is the eighth instalment in the Rocky film series, and stars Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone and Tessa Thompson.

Coming a close second on its preview weekend was Universal’s 3D-animated version of The Grinch, making $2.757m across 374 screens.

Fox’s Freddie Mercury biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, continued to draw crowds, collecting $2.499m on its fifth weekend at the box office.

Other new entrants to the top 20 were Indian science fiction action film 2.0, and Louis Theroux’s new documentary about non-monogamous love, Love Without Limits.

Meanwhile A Star is Born featuring Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper and Sam Elliott collected a further $818,541 on its seventh week since release.

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
Creed Ii (Wb) $2,985,026 328 $2,985,026
The Grinch (Universal) $2,757,532 374 $4,155,326
Bohemian Rhapsody (Fox) $2,499,875 340 $32,287,268
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald (Wb) $2,115,479 361 $19,191,968
2.0 (Mks Retail) $939,413 56 $939,413
Star Is Born, A (Wb) $818,541 241 $30,088,852
Robin Hood (Studiocanal) $611,327 254 $2,373,812
Widows (Fox) $565,763 205 $2,109,704
The Nutcracker And The Four Realms (Disney) $546,375 290 $1,808,367
The Children Act (Roadshow) $173,703 126 $735,181
The Old Man & The Gun (Eone) $73,407 99 $714,924
Normandy Nude (Palace) $64,997 22 $235,377
Cool Fish, A (Chinalion Film) $46,300 16 $167,587
Boy Erased (Universal) $45,360 51 $1,179,181
The King And I: From The London Palladium (Trafalgar) $32,977 43 $32,977
Shoplifters (Rialto) $31,480 14 $285,615
Sorry To Bother You (Universal) $29,991 4 $33,771
Ladies In Black (Sony) $23,940 40 $11,848,238
Pokemon The Movie: The Power Of Us (Beyond Ent.) $22,393 43 $64,669
Lean On Pete (Transmission) $21,633 38 $24,278

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