By Bill Wine

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Welcome, Jumanji, to the top-drawer slot.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle moved from the runner-up position to first place at the box office over the weekend by earning an estimated $36-million.

The weekend’s only new mainstream release – the horror thriller, Insidious: The Last Key, it too a franchise sequel – was second with a healthy $29-million.

That dropped Star Wars: The Last Jedi – another franchise sequel – to third place with $24-million, as the sci-fi thriller’s cumulative take surpassed the $570-million mark.

And rounding out the top five were holdovers The Greatest Showman with $14-million and Pitch Perfect 3 with $10-million.

Overall, industry-wide totals were well below those of last weekend, but well above those of a year ago.


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