Moana celebrates another victory at weekend box office

Moana posterIt was an extremely close race between Moana and Office Christmas Party for the top spot this weekend, but the Disney feature could not be out-boozed by the hard-partying ensemble comedy. Taking home another $18.8 million, the Polynesian animated adventure has had a great run during its three weekends in theaters, bringing in over $230 million in total earnings, and securing an impressive 4.6 stars after over 11,000 votes from users.

Trailing Moana by a mere $1.3 million, Office Christmas Party opened in second with $17.5 million. Although a number-one debut eluded it, the holiday comedy flick has still garnered a lot of buzz for its A-list cast of funny people, which includes Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, T.J. Miller, Kate McKinnon, and Olivia Munn.

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, the spin-off of J.K. Rowling‘s magical Harry Potter seriesadded another $10.8 million to its $200 million domestic haul. As of its third week in theaters, the 3.5-star-rated fantasy flick, which stars Eddie Redmayne as a creature caretaker, has taken home an impressive $680 million around the world.

Just named one of AFI’s top 10 films of 2016, Arrival landed in the fourth spot this weekend with $5.6 million. With 3.4 stars at, the sci-fi drama headlined by Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner has secured both critical and commercial success, more than doubling its $47 million budget as of today (Dec. 11).

The comic-book adaptation Doctor Strange maintained its position in the top five for the sixth week in a row, bringing in another $4.6 million. The superhero reboot, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, and Tilda Swinton, is now sitting with 3.8 stars at and close to $650 million at the worldwide box office.~Shelby Morton

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