Assassin’s Creed rakes in $48 million over weekend

Assassin’s Creed moves up the global rankings to take second spot in the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of January 8, 2017, with Rogue One retaining top spot.

The lists are compiled by comScore (NASDAQ: SCOR), the trusted official standard for real-time worldwide box office reporting, comScore provides the only theatre-level reporting in the world.

comScore’s Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, “Disney’s ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ crosses the $900 million mark globally with a weekend gross of $78.6 million, to now become the fifth highest grossing release of 2016, thus giving The Walt Disney Studios the top 5 global releases of 2016.  Fox’s ‘Assassin’s Creed’ continues to make its mark in 68 international territories adding $45 million this weekend while pushing its global tally to $147.5 million.”

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, January 8, are below.

  1. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Disney – $78.6M
  2. Assassin’s Creed – 20th Century Fox – $48.8M
  3. Sing – Universal – $46.0M
  4. Passengers – Sony – $41.5M
  5. Moana – Disney – $26.4M
  6. Hidden Figures – 20th Century Fox – $21.8M
  7. La La Land – Lionsgate – $13.8M
  8. Underworld: Blood Wars – Sony – $13.1M
  9. Why Him? – 20th Century Fox – $12.6M
  10. Great Wall, The – Universal – $12.0M
  11. Some Like It Hot (Qing Sheng) – Multiple – $11.3M
  12. Collateral Beauty – Warner Bros. – $7.9M

The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, January 8, are below.

  1. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Disney – $22.0M
  2. Hidden Figures – 20th Century Fox – $21.8M
  3. Sing – Universal – $19.6M
  4. Underworld: Blood Wars – Sony – $13.1M
  5. La La Land – Lionsgate – $10.0M
  6. Passengers – Sony – $8.8M
  7. Why Him? – 20th Century Fox – $6.5M
  8. Moana – Disney – $6.4M
  9. Fences – Paramount – $4.7M
  10. Assassin’s Creed – 20th Century Fox – $3.8M
  11. Manchester By The Sea – Roadside Attractions – $2.5M
  12. Lion – The Weinstein Company – $2.0M