Box Office: ‘Joker’ & ‘Maleficent’ Battle For #1 Domestic

According to Comscore, Chinese drama 'Better Days' has an incredible $85 million start in the home market while another terrific weekend for 'Joker' internationally was in the cards with the film taking in $47.8 million on 14,130 screens in 79 markets, bringing the worldwide cume to $849.1 million. Notably 'Joker' is now the highest grossing R-rated film of all time both internationally and globally.

The top 3 worldwide weekend box office estimates:

1. Better Days – Multiple Chinese Distributors – $85.3M
2. Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil – Disney – $82.8M
3. Joker – Warner Bros. – $66.7M

The top 3 domestic weekend box office estimates:

1. Joker – Warner Bros. – $18.9M
2. Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil – Disney – $18.5M
3. Addams Family, The – United Artists Releasing – $11.7M

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