Among the movies in theaters this weekend, one film made its debut and was crowned the box office champ. Maze Runner: The Death Cure, the final installment in the Maze Runner series, took the top spot, bumping last week’s champ Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle to second.
Maze Runner: The Death Cure earned $23.5 million over the weekend. The film follows Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) and the other Gladers who go on a mission to find a cure for the disease that’s turning people into zombies. It has a rating of 5 stars from users on our site.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle may not be box office king anymore, but it’s still winning audiences. Sitting at the second spot on the list, it earned an additional $16.4 million, giving it a gross domestic total of $338 million. It has a rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from users on our site.
Hostiles, which expanded this weekend to more theaters, took the third position at the box office, earning $10.2 million. It follows an embittered U.S. Cavalry officer (Christian Bale) who is ordered to safely get a Cheyenne Chief and his family home through hostile territory despite his obvious distaste for all Indians. It has a rating of 3 out of 5 stars from users on our site.
Taking the fourth spot was The Greatest Showman starring Hugh Jackman. It earned $9.5 million for a domestic total of $126 million. Our users are giving the film positive reviews, along with a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
Awards-season favorite The Post, starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, took the fifth position on the chart, taking in an additional $8.9 million for a domestic total of $58.5 million. It has a rating of 3.9 stars from our users.