By Damilola Faustino
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle has knocked out Star Wars: The Last Jedi for the first time since its release.
The Sony action-comedy made $16.2 million at 3,765 North American locations on Monday, topping the Disney-Lucasfilm with $14.5 million at 4,232 sites.
Jumanji has been by far the best performer among rivals since it opened on Dec. 20. Its domestic total has hit $185.6 million. The film has also performed well overseas, with first-place launches in 50 international territories.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is a 2017 American dark fantasy action adventure comedy film. It follows the story of four teenagers who are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game. It stars Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black and Karen Gillan.