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World Box Office Analysis Weekend 11th - 13th January 2019: Aquaman passes $1 Billion at the box office and goes back to the top

Robert Hyde
By: Robert Hyde
Date published: 14th January 2019
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A milestone was reached on the global box office this week and DC's Aquaman reaches the $i Billion mark for Warner Bros. and goes back to the top.

The Upside

Aquaman

The DC Universe film goes back to the top of the global box office this week under much hype that the film has passed the $1 Billion mark.

This also means that for director James Wan he joins James Cameron as the only directors to have $1 Billion films that are not from the same franchise, a bigger feat than initially seems.

The superhero movie this week takes $45 million from a massive 80 countries which boosts the total global gross to $1.02 Billion.

Bumblebee

Falling from the top spot this week the Transformers movie takes $42 million from 65 countries to push its total gross to $364.7 million.

The film has performed well outside America and een this week only just misses out on the top spot, the good reviews and breath of fresh air from a new director on the series has helped the flagging robot franchise.

The Upside

The comedy drama is the top new film of the week, hitting number 1 in the US, the film takes $20.8 million from 18 countries.

For Nicole Kidman who has a starring role in this film its good news as she is also at the top of the global box office with a pivotal role in Aquaman.

Dragon Ball Super Broly

The manga cartoon hits 17 countries this week and goes to number 4 with a global weekend gross of $20.3 million, this pushed to films total gross to $54.3 million.

Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse

The hit animated superhero movie is at 5 this week and takes $18.4 million from 66 countries to push its total to $302.3 million.