Disney’s ‘Encanto’ Holds Top Spot With $12.7 Million In Sleepy Sophomore Weekend

Even if you didn’t have a calendar, you’d know it was December.

How? Because this weekend the box office felt a lot like that old holiday tale where not a creature is stirring, not even a mouse.

With no major new releases hitting multiplexes there wasn’t a lot of movement on the charts, as Disney’s family-friendly Encanto once again finished in the top spot with a $12.7 million haul in its sophomore session.

Consider it the quiet before the storm—what with West Side Story, Spider-Man: No Way Home, and The Matrix: Resurrections all ready to be unwrapped in the coming weeks.With the new Omicron variant making headlines and folks hustling to shop for the holidays, movie ticket sales were especially light over the weekend—roughly half of what they were over the Thanksgiving frame.

Of course, the drop off in attendance probably also had a

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