‘Ralph’ Breaking $28M+ Second Weekend; ‘Grinch’ Steals $201M+; ‘Hannah Grace’ Eyes $6M In Slow Post Thanksgiving Period

The Freddie Mercury biopic recently sang past half billion at the global box office. Fifth place is 20th Century Fox/New Regency/GK Films' Bohemian Rhapsody which in weekend 5 is eyeing $9.2M, -34% for a running total of $165.6M.
A disfigured cadaver arrives and she begins to face a series of bizarre, violent events caused by an evil entity in one of the corpses. Sony is expecting $3M for the weekend, however industry estimates think it could do $6M-$7M and that's a great number we hear for this movie that cost around $6M and has an estimated P&A around $12M. The Possession of Hannah Grace, written by Brian Sieve and produced by Todd Garner and Sean Robins, follows Megan (Shay Mitchell) a cop fresh out of rehab who takes the graveyard shift in a city hospital morgue.
1ST UPDATE, FRIDAY 7:57AM: There's only one new wide release this weekend and that's Screen Gems microbudget R-Rated  horror movie The Possession of Hannah Grace from helmer Diederik Van Rooijen, and last night from 1,866 locations, the movie made $625K from shows that started at 7PM.
If Grindelwald continues at this pace, it's looking at around $177M. That puts the J.K. It's projected to earn $16M in its third weekend, -45%, for a running total by Sunday of $139.1M. Rowling written and produced Harry Potter spinoff 24% behind FB1 which ended its domestic run at $234M. Warner Bros.' Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald ended its first week with $123.1M.
Critics weren't kind to it with a 27% Rotten Tomatoes score. Screen Gems' R-rated horror film, The Possession of Hannah Grace, though falling outside of the top 5 and with a number that might not look so dazzling with $2.5M today (including those $625K previews) and $6M over three-days, is actually doing just fine off its $6M production cost and estimated $12M P&A spend. So, hopefully, the movie stays alive. Sony was always planning to launch a horror film on this weekend, the previous title being the James Gunn-produced BrightBurn. The movie was a mircrobudget cash grab and we've heard from finance sources that anything over $5.5M was considered to be a win for Sony internally. In October, following the right-wing Twitter bash against the Guardians of the Galaxy director and his firing off the Disney/Marvel franchise, Sony gave BrightBurn some distance from that meshugaas and put the genre pic in a more warmer period, both weather-wise and financially on the calendar, opening Memorial Day weekend next year, May 24.
Fourth place belongs to Warner Bros.' Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald with $13M, -55%, in weekend 3 at 3,851 theaters and a running total of $136.1M.
Total by Sunday for Ralph 2 through 12 days would be $122M. 2ND UPDATE, 12:53PM: For the third year in a row, Disney will own the slow post-Thanksgiving period with Ralph Breaks the Internet which according to midday Los Angeles estimates is poised to take $6.6M today, -69% from a week ago with a second weekend of $28.5M at 4,017 theaters, -49% which is in line with the studio's previous Thanksgiving second weekend holdovers Moana ($28.2M, -50%) and Coco ($27.5M, -46%).
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1 in its second weekend with $31M, -45%, after a nine-day cume of $93.5M and MGM/New Line's Creed II will continue to be No. Wreck-It Ralph made $189.4M in U.S./Canada and Ralph 2 could easily see over $230M. By Sunday, should Ralph 2 hit $124.5M, he'll be pacing ahead of his first 2012 installment by 23%. In this scenario, Disney's Ralph Breaks the Internet will continue to rule No. 2 with a $20M, -44%, second outing following a $64.3M nine-day total to date.
Universal's Krampus during the post Turkey frame in 2015 which opened to $16.2M off a $15M production cost and went on to make $42.7M stateside. Most of the major studios took off this weekend as far as wide entries because the post Thanksgiving-frame is typically a downer business wise as the holiday season ramps up and audiences become distracted. That said, genre tends to appeal to a certain size crowd, i.e.
MGM/New Line's Creed II should remain No. The latter is  being projected at $3.8M in its fourth Friday, and a fourth weekend of $16.1M, -47% for a running total by Sunday of $201.9M. 2 at this point in time with $17.5M, -51% for a running 12-day total of $81.8M, that is if Universal/Illumination's The Grinch stays in third place.