• The Martian still orbiting on top with $4.51m, Oddball closing in on $10m total
The second weekend of The Martian sees the Matt Damon space thriller hold onto top spot with $4.51m adding to last weekend’s $6.08m, which translates into a total gross of $13.37m. The film easily has the biggest screen average this week with $8,094.
The movie accounted for just over a third of the weekend box office total of $11.75m for the top 20 movies.
Holding onto second spot was The Intern with $1.49m taking it to $4.79m to date on 305 screens with a screen average of $4,912.
The strongest new release was Black Mass with $1.12m from 209 screens. The crime movie from director Scott Cooper features performances from Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch and Joel Edgerton and had a screen average of $4,197 on debut
WTFN’s Oddball could close in on $10m this week with another $730,000 pushing its total higher to $9.27m.
Hugh Jackman’s Pan has kept its top five spot this week with an extra $612,000 on its third weekend with $6.49m so far.
The only other major new release was Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette’s I Miss You Already which, despite a personal appearance of them both in Sydney, couldn’t do better than $580,000.
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