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‘Wonka’ Is No. 1 at Box Office Again as 2024 Gets Off to Slower Start

LOS ANGELES — Timothee Chalamet and “Wonka” topped the box office charts for the third time in its four weekends in theaters. Warner Bros.’ family-oriented musical added $14.4 million in ticket sales according to studio estimates Sunday, bringing its total domestic grosses to $164.7 million. 

“‘Wonka’ is following in the tradition of a film like ‘The Greatest Showman,'” said Paul Dergarabedian, the senior media analyst for Comscore. That Hugh Jackman musical opened under $9 million in December 2017 and went on to gross $435 million globally. 

“‘Wonka’ is a perfect crowd pleaser released at the perfect time and it’s going to ride details ⇒

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