Utah’s Megaplex Theatres scored two separate number one rankings for the biggest movies opening Christmas week. Megaplex Theatres at The District in South Jordan ranked first in North America for the opening of Wonder Woman 1984 while Megaplex Theatres at Jordan Commons in Sandy ranked first for the opening of the Tom Hanks’ western drama News of the World.
Several other Megaplex Theatres locations also placed near the top of rankings for each of the films, according to film industry tracking sources.
The Megaplex Theatres locations ranking nationally for Wonder Woman 1984 and News of the World are:
|Movie Title||National Ranking||Megaplex Location|
|Wonder Woman 1984||#1||Megaplex Theatres at The District in South Jordan|
|#4||Megaplex Theatres at Jordan Commons in Sandy|
|#6||Megaplex Theatres at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi|
|#10||Megaplex Theatres at Geneva in Vineyard|
|News of the World||#1||Megaplex Theatres at Jordan Commons in Sandy|
|#10||Megaplex Theatres at Legacy Crossing in Centerville|
|#12||Megaplex Theatres at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi|
|#13||Megaplex Theatres at The District in South Jordan|
“We’re honored that guests chose Megaplex Theatres to help them celebrate the holiday season with these much-anticipated films,” said Blake Andersen, Megaplex Theatres president. “We’re especially grateful to our extraordinary team who worked tirelessly to clean and sanitize every auditorium between each screening to ensure a healthy and safe environment for all of our guests.”
Wonder Woman 1984 debuted with $16.7 million domestic box office on Christmas day, the highest blockbuster opening since the pandemic started in March 2020. News of the World was the second highest-grossing film on Christmas day, with a domestic box office of $2.4 million.