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Zoolander 2 performs well on limited release but Dirty Grandpa tops box office again

A limited pre-release of the heavily spruiked sequel to Ben Stiller movie Zoolander shot into third place in a quiet week at the box office, as Star Wars: The Force Awakens finally dropped below the million-dollar takings mark for the week.

Zoolander 2, with Stiller reprising his role as the dim witted male model, managed $922,775 on just 125 screens across the weekend.

Dirty Grandpa held onto top spot for a second week taking just shy of $1.5m on 230 screens with total takings now at $4.6m as The Revenant was in third taking $1.069m on 316 screens with total takings for the Leonardo Di Caprio movie topping $17.5m.

While Star Wars has cemented its place as the biggest film since Avatar in the market it managed $754,425 with total takings of $91,783,059.

Academy Award nominated Spotlight managed $762,503 on 131 screens, while Quentin Tarrantino’s The Hateful Eight took $697,994.

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
Dirty Grandpa (Eone) $1,499,095 230 $4,612,632
The Revenant (Fox) $1,069,566 316 $17,512,618
Zoolander 2 (Paramount) $922,775 125 $922,775
Spotlight (Eone) $762,503 131 $2,086,393
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Disney) $754,425 216 $91,783,059
The Hateful Eight (Roadshow) $697,994 286 $6,898,952
The Choice (Roadshow) $602,683 0 $602,683
The Big Short (Paramount) $561,118 184 $6,062,969
The 5th Wave (Sony) $470,863 205 $7,004,622
Sisters (Universal) $384,245 205 $11,350,266
Goosebumps (Roadshow) $355,304 235 $9,239,195
The Danish Girl (Universal) $278,464 130 $2,137,953
Daddy's Home (Paramount) $272,731 157 $21,448,317
Steve Jobs (Universal) $267,006 60 $417,746
Carol (Transmission) $214,000 120 $2,465,657
Room (Roadshow) $195,253 63 $792,339
Alvin And The Chipmunks: Road Chip (Fox) $108,187 175 $13,701,605
The Monkey King 2 (Chinalion Film) $90,485 21 $90,485
The Good Dinosaur (Disney) $85,165 130 $14,675,979
Ip Man 3 (Magnum) $82,214 21 $1,168,573
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