‘Aquaman’ sees off ‘Spider-Man’ to retain top spot at global box office

/ 08:10 PM December 17, 2018

Image: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. via AFP Relaxnews

The DC superhero holds on to the top spot at the global box office, adding $126.4 million to its total grosses. “Aquaman” is followed by “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” in second place and “The Grinch” in third.

Now out in some 40 countries, “Aquaman” has grossed $261.3 million since opening in China Dec. 7. This week, the superhero, played by Jason Momoa, sees off competition from “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” which grossed $56.4 million. “The Grinch” comes in third place with $34.9 million.


“Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald” are both still hanging on in the top 10, totaling $636 million and $596 million respectively since release.

This week’s new entries include Clint Eastwood’s latest movie, “The Mule”. Grossing $17.2 million, the movie, based on a true story, lands in seventh place.


Here is the global box office top ten:

1. Aquaman – $126.4M

2. Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse – $56.4M

3. Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch – $34.9M

4. Bohemian Rhapsody – $24.2M

5. Mortal Engines – $19.0M

6. Ralph Breaks The Internet – $17.5M


7. The Mule – $17.2M

8. Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald – $15.4M

9. My Neighbor Totoro 30th An Studio Ghibli – $13.0M

10. Dragon Ball Z Super: Broly – $8.7M


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