'Coco' Wins Third Straight Weekend at the Box Office

Disney-Pixar’s Coco just pulled a threepeat at the box office.

Coco remains in the top spot at the box office on the weekend before Star Wars: The Last Jedi arrives to shake things up. The film is expected to earn $19 million over the weekend from 3,748 locations. The film's overall box office total will stand at $136 million.

DC Films’ Justice League remains in second place for the third week in a row, trailing behind Coco with a projected $9 million for the weekend from 3,508 locations. Earlier this week, Justice League become the 10th movie in 2017 to cross $200 million domestically. However, with a $300 million budget, Justice League is still considered to be under-performing. The film’s total now stands just under $212 million.

Marvel Studios’ latest film, Thor: Ragnarok, remains in the top five this weekend. It's in a tight race for the fourth place spot with James Franco’s The Disaster Artist. Thor: Ragnarok should earn about $6 million this weekend, which will bring its domestic box office total to over $300 million.

Another notable opener this weekend is Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water, a romantic monster movie from Fox Searchlight. After a limited opening in two locations that earned $166,564, The Shape of Water expands to 41 locations and is expected to earn $1.2 million, a solid performance considering the film’s scale and budget.

Coco is now playing in theaters. Other upcoming Disney-Pixar movies include The Incredibles 2 opening June 15, 2018, Toy Story 4 on July 21, 2019, and three more still-untitled projects opening March 13 and June 19, 2020, and June 18, 2021.

Justice League is now playing in theaters. The film will be followed in the DC Extended Universe by Aquaman on December 21, 2018, Wonder Woman 2 on November 1, 2019, Shazam on April 5, 2019, Cyborg in 2020, and Green Lantern Corps in 2020.

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Thor: Ragnarok is now playing in theaters. Other upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe movies include; Black Panther on February 16, 2018, Avengers: Infinity War on May 4, 2018, Ant-Man and the Wasp on July 6, 2018, Captain Marvel on March 8, 2019, the fourth Avengers movie on May 3, 2019, the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming on July 5, 2019, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 in 2020.

The Shape of Water is now playing in theaters.