'Jumanji' tops box office for third straight weekend

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NEW YORK (AP) -- "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" outdid another weekend's worth of newcomers to top the North American box office for the third straight weekend, making the surprise hit the fifth-highest grossing film of all time for Sony Pictures.

Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, and Karen Gillan in 'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle' (2017) film, Photo Date: 2017 Photo: Sony Pictures Entertainment

"Jumanji" sold $20 million in tickets, according to studio estimates Sunday, bringing its five-week domestic total to $317 million. Landing in second is Warner Bros.' war drama "12 Strong," starring Chris Hemsworth. It grossed $16.5 million in its debut weekend.

The heist thriller "Den of Thieves" slots in at third place with an opening weekend of $15.3 million. The STXfilms release stars Gerard Butler and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson.