‘Aquaman’ Tops $940 Million Worldwide; Sony’s ‘Escape Room’ Unlocks $18M Debut

It’s a third straight weekend atop the weekend box office for Warner Bros.’s Aquaman as the film pushed over $940 million worldwide, becoming the highest grossing worldwide release in the DC Extended Universe.

However, Sony’s release of Escape Room made sure this weekend wasn’t all about holdovers.

The PG-13 horror/thriller made some some noise of its own, delivering a surprise runner-up finish, helping prove once again that the beginning of the year is fertile ground for horror film debuts.

With an estimated $30.7 million, WB and DC Comics’s Aquaman is the #1 film at the domestic weekend box office for the third straight weekend.

The film’s domestic cume now totals nearly $260 million and has now pulled even with Wonder Woman‘s performance after 16 days in release while still pacing behind Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, a film Wonder Woman quickly left behind after 23 days in release.

Aquaman will most likely follow suit and,

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