wound up owning Christmas with its trifecta of Aquaman 2, Wonka and The Color Purple respectively in the top three spots

Not only was that haul enough for Color Purple to win Christmas Day ahead of Aquaman 2 ($10.6M) and Wonka ($10.3M)

the biggest Christmas Day opening since 2009, and the second biggest Christmas Day opening after Warner Bros’ 2009 Sherlock Holmes ($24.6M)

Christmas day of Universal’s feature take on West End/Broadway musical Les Miserables which went on to ultimately make $148.8M

Diversity demos on the Oprah Winfrey-Steven Spielberg produced Color Purple were 65% Black, 19% Caucasian, 11% Hispanic and Latino and 2% Asian.

Especially in the South, with projections for Christmas Day raising from $8M to $10M-$12M. But yesterday was amazing.

Color Purple‘s largest demo being those over 55 at 25%; they also gave the Blitz Bazawule directed movie its best grades at 97%.

Women over 25 turned out at 62% (94% grade), followed by guys over 25 at 21% (86%), women under 25 at 14% (91%) with guys under 25 a far distant at 4% (89%).

The Boys in the Boat ($5.7M) at 2,557 theaters and NEON’s Ferrari ($2.85M) at 2,330 theaters

The 4-day Christmas Box Office woke up with $157.9M, which is +11% from last year’s four-day of $142.8M.

Boys in the Boat gets an A CinemaScore with an 86% positive on Comscore/Screen Engine’s PostTrak.

54% Female, 46% Male showed up with 29% of the audience between 18-34 years old.

Ferrari‘s CinemaScore among Mann fare is better than his 2015 feature Blackhat (C-) and the same score as his 2009 Johnny Depp John Dillinger gangster movie