The end of the Easter school holiday break in some markets is upon us with weekend takings for the top 20 movies dipping to the tune of 31% as ticket sales dropped from $19.94m to $13.75m.
There was just one new release in the top five while two others scampered into the top 10 further down the chart.
#1 The Fate Of The Furious $4.96m
Just short of $5m for weekend #2 with the movie on 580 screens, down 117. Screen average was $8,554 with its total gross so far $22.28m.
#2 Beauty And The Beast $2.13m
Total gross here will pass $45m this week after five weeks with the movie still on 381 screens on the weekend with a screen average of $5,609.
#3 The Boss Baby $1.62m
A relatively low fall-off with takings down 19% and the movie set to pass $20m ahead of its sixth week in release.
#4 Going In Style $1.26m
The buddy crime comedy starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin was let loose on 235 screens with a screen return of $5,380, which was close to what three of the top five movies earned.
#5 The Lego Batman Movie
The plastic pieces playing superheroes passed $10m on the weekend with the 293 screens showing the film averaging $3,163.
Outside the top 5:
Weekend-on-weekend it was Smurfs: The Lost Village that again held up the best with gross down just 2% to $788,000 as the movie passes $5.56m on its fourth weekend of release.
Their Finest with Bill Nighy opened on 155 screens with $571,000.
The comedy Table 19 starring Anna Kendrick opened on 162 screens with $347,000.