Box office: ‘Aquaman’ keeps the box office crown as ‘Mary Poppins Returns' sings to No. 2

by— The fish man did it again. Raking in $51.6 million in its second weekend, Warner Bros.’ blockbuster adventure “Aquaman,” directed by James Wan and starring Jason Momoa as the DC Comics superhero, topped the post-Christmas box office to keep the No. 1 crown. Holiday crowds hungered for Momoa’s groundbreaking—‘Aquaman’ Keeps Its Box-Office Lead as ‘Mary Poppins’ Gets a Holiday Boost. “Mary Poppins Returns” saw an increase in ticket sales during its second week in theaters. It’s one of several films that benefited from a post-holiday bump.

USA TODAY—'Aquaman' still rules the box office, beating out 'Mary Poppins Returns' and 'Bumblebee' again. "Aquaman" is still leading the pack at the box office, but other films like "Mary Poppins Returns" and "The Mule" are enjoying post-Christmas bumps too.

Time—'Aquaman' Swims Into Weekend Box Office Win. 'Mary Poppins Returns' Comes in Second. "Bumblebee" settled in third with $20.5 million