An animated film about an adorable fluffy Yeti topped the box office this past weekend. The DreamWorks Animation film Abominable landed at number one in its debut.
Abominable earned $10.2 million overseas for a total of $31 million at the global box office. Filmmaker Jill Culton is the first woman to be credited as a lead director and writer of an animated Hollywood studio film. The film’s story follows a teenager and her two friends who travel across China to reunite a young Yeti named Everest with his family. Adorable!
In second place this weekend was Downton Abbey with 14.5 million. The film passed the $100 million mark globally this weekend.
Hustlers rounded out the top three with $11.5 million. It: Chapter Two finished in fourth with $10.4 million and Ad Astra earned $10.1 million to finish out the top five.