Adorable ‘Abominable’ Tops The Weekend Box Office
An animated film about an adorable fluffy Yeti topped the box office this past weekend. The DreamWorks Animation film Abominable landed at number one in its debut.
Abominable earned $10.2 million overseas for a total of $31 million at the global box office. Filmmaker Jill Culton is the first woman to be credited as a lead director and writer of an animated Hollywood studio film. The film’s story follows a teenager and her two friends who travel across China to reunite a young Yeti named Everest with his family. Adorable!
In second place this weekend was Downton Abbey with 14.5 million. The film passed the $100 million mark globally this weekend.
Hustlers rounded out the top three with $11.5 million. It: Chapter Two finished in fourth with $10.4 million and Ad Astra earned $10.1 million to finish out the top five.