Aquaman Unwraps $22M+ on Christmas for $105M+ Cume, Holmes & Watson Opens to $6M+, Vice $4M+

By Christine Zosche 

Aquaman had a huge Christmas Day, earning $22 million to make it one of six films to gross north of $20 million on Christmas after Star Wars pics The Force Awakens ($49.3 million), The Last Jedi ($27.4 million) and Rogue One ($25.8 million), along with Sherlock Holmes ($24.6 million), and Avatar ($23 million). (Deadline)

Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda co-star in Mary Poppins Returns, which nabbed second place with $11.6 million. (Variety)

On Christmas Day, director Mimi Lederr’s On The Basis Of Sex—a specialty biographical drama starring Felicity Jones as a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg—posted the top location average of the day, or an estimated $14,146, when launching in 33 theaters. (THR)