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The Revenant Tops US Box Office with $16 Million


The Revenant has topped the US box office in a weekend affected by the East Coast snowstorm.

The Oscar nominated movie, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, is about a frontiersman fighting for survival after being attacked by a Grizzly bear.

The Revenant took $16 million with Star Wars: The Force Awakens in second place with $14.3 million.

Storm Jonas forced theater closures in Washington DC and New York, while hundreds of others suspended showings.

The Revenant, directed by Alejandro G. Inarritu, has taken $119.2 million in North America so far.

The movie had a limited release on Christmas Day, followed by a wide release on January 8.The Revenant box office

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has made $1.94 billion globally to date and is likely to cross the $2 billion mark over the next week.

Last week’s No 1, Kevin Hart and Ice Cube comedy Ride Along 2, dropped to third with $13 million.

Rounding out the top five were two new entries, comedy Dirty Grandpa and The Boy, about an American nanny who finds her English family’s boy is a life-sized doll.

Next week’s new releases include thriller The Finest Hours starring Chris Pine, Holliday Grainger and Casey Affleck, and Kung Fu Panda 3.

US box office top 5:

  1. The Revenant – $16 million
  2. Star Wars: The Force Awakens – $14.3 million
  3. Ride Along 2 – $13 million
  4. Dirty Grandpa – $11.5 million
  5. The Boy – $11.3 million

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