“Frozen 2” topped the box office for a second time and set a whopping record on Thanksgiving weekend.
Disney’s ice princess sequel brought in $ 85 .3 million in the US and Canada over the weekend and earned an unprecedented $ 132 .7 million from Wednesday through Sunday. It has earned $ 288 million domestically in its 10 days of release.
The record was previously held by “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, “which grossed $ 109 .9 million in 2013
“Knives Out,” the innovative and star- heavy whodunit from director Rian Johnson, rode strong reviews and word of mouth to a $ 27 million weekend and a five-day total of $ 41 .7 million that easily earned back its budget.
Katherine Langford, Toni Collette, Jamie Lee Curtis, Don Johnson, Michael Shannon, Riki Lindholm and Jaeden Lieberher in a scene from “Knives Out.” (Claire Folger / Lionsgate via AP)
“Ford v Ferrari”was third in its third weekend of release with $ 13 .2 million.
The weekend’s other newcomer, “Queen & Slim,” finished fifth with $ (7 million.)
The Associated Press contributed to this report