The Wall Street Journal: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ helps stuff Thanksgiving box office

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood had much to be thankful for this weekend, with the sequels “Ralph Breaks the Internet” and “Creed II” leading the box office to robust holiday weekend returns.

Walt Disney Co.’s DIS, -0.84% “Ralph Breaks the Internet” came in first place, collecting an estimated $84.5 million over the five-day weekend for the second-best Thanksgiving debut of all time. Disney’s own “Frozen” set the record in 2013 with $93.6 million.

“Creed II,” starring Michael B. Jordan in a follow-up to his “Rocky” spinoff hit, collected a strong $55.8 million, according to studio estimates. The sequel, released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and AT&T Inc.

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