NORTH AMERICA: 12-Time Oscar Nominee 'The Revenant' Leads Again Wednesday, Boosts Total to $54M; 5-Time Nominee 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Crosses $820M Mark; 'The Forest' Nears $15M In Six Days
on January 14, 2016
Fox reports that The Revenant earned $3.8 million on Wednesday, holding onto first place again as it boosted its domestic tally to an impressive $54.15 million. The film also received 12 Oscar nominations this morning, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor among others. On top of last weekend's Golden Globe wins, the film should continue riding a wave of strong buzz over the coming weeks.
In second place, Star Wars: The Force Awakens posted $3.1 million yesterday, bringing its all-time record-breaking domestic tally up to $822.8 million. The film was also the recipient of five Oscar nominations, including John Williams for Original Score, plus Film Editing, Visual Effects, and both Sound categories. With the four-day holiday weekend ahead, expect families to continue turning out for the blockbuster phenom. Including its Wednesday international gross of $10.9 million, Force has now amassed a stunning $1.781 billion worldwide.
In third place, Daddy's Home tacked on $0.86 million to its haul. That gives the hit comedy a $119.2 million domestic total thus far.
The Big Short cracked the top five again as it placed fourth with $0.65 million yesterday. With $44.6 million in the bank, the pic received five Oscar nods for Best Picture, Director, Supporting Actor, Adapted Screenplay, and Editing.
Sisters rounded out the top five with $0.63 million and a new domestic total of $75.8 million.
Meanwhile, The Forest grossed $0.57 million in seventh place on Wednesday, giving the low-budget horror film a solid six-day total of $14.8 million.