‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Leads Box Office As Sony Makes a Stand

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” leads the Top 10 for its third and probably final weekend, with a strong $451 million domestic and $1 billion worldwide.

It led six films from only two companies — Disney and Sony, with three each — that captured the top six spots.

That is unheard of.Sony took nos.

2-4 with “Jumanji: The Next Level,” “Little Women,” and “The Grudge,” which as of now are ahead of “Frozen II” and “Spies in Disguise.”.Of note is that with the new year, Disney now includes films they inherited from its 20th Century Fox acquisition in its studio total.

Former Fox titles are a significant part of the company’s lineup ahead, starting with the release of “Underwater” this Friday.The year started just about equal to 2019’s first (around $140 million total), down a little less than 30% from last weekend.

That it came with only one new release — the low-budget

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