Box Office Top 20: ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ is second to ‘Split’

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Dennis Quaid with a dog, voiced by Josh Gad, in a scene from "A Dog's Purpose." A spokesman for American Humane said Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 that it has suspended its safety representative who worked on the set of the film when a frightened German shepherd, not shown, was forced into churning waters. (Joe Lederer/Universal Pictures via AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The M. Night Shyamalan thriller “Split” topped the box office for a second week, outperforming new openers including “A Dog’s Purpose” and “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.”

“A Dog’s Purpose” still managed to land in second place with $18.2 million despite the controversy around animal treatment on set, while “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” debuted in fourth with $13.6 million.

“Split” added $25.7 million, bringing its total earnings to $77.4 million in two weeks, while the NASA drama “Hidden Figures,” took third place after 6 weeks in theaters with $14 million — bumping its grosses to $104 million.

In fifth place, “La La Land” also crossed the $100 million mark. Its $12.2 million weekend brought the film’s total to $106.7 million.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by comScore:

1. “Split,” Universal, $25,655,440, 3,199 locations, $8,020 average, $77,385,530, 2 weeks.

2. “A Dog’s Purpose,” Universal, $18,222,810, 3,058 locations, $5,959 average, $18,222,810, 1 week.

3. “Hidden Figures,” 20th Century Fox, $14,003,275, 3,351 locations, $4,179 average, $104,024,969, 6 weeks.

4. “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter,” Sony, $13,601,682, 3,104 locations, $4,382 average, $13,601,682, 1 week.

5. “La La Land,” Lionsgate, $12,233,928, 3,136 locations, $3,901 average, $106,693,300, 8 weeks.

6. “xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage,” Paramount, $8,601,858, 3,651 locations, $2,356 average, $33,839,608, 2 weeks.

7. “Sing,” Universal, $6,408,210, 2,702 locations, $2,372 average, $257,599,585, 6 weeks.

8. “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” Disney, $5,274,513, 2,049 locations, $2,574 average, $520,200,086, 7 weeks.

9. “Monster Trucks,” Paramount, $4,177,101, 2,496 locations, $1,674 average, $28,212,248, 3 weeks.

10. “Gold,” The Weinstein Company, $3,471,316, 2,166 locations, $1,603 average, $3,471,316, 1 week.

11. “Patriots Day,” Lionsgate, $2,774,772, 1,847 locations, $1,502 average, $28,306,013, 6 weeks.

12. “The Founder,” The Weinstein Company, $2,606,832, 1,115 locations, $2,338 average, $7,433,899, 2 weeks.

13. “Moana,” Disney, $2,479,845, 1,894 locations, $1,309 average, $240,170,441, 10 weeks.

14. “Lion,” The Weinstein Company, $2,348,719, 575 locations, $4,085 average, $19,718,591, 10 weeks.

15. “Manchester By The Sea,” Roadside Attractions, $2,054,739, 1,168 locations, $1,759 average, $41,568,878, 11 weeks.

16. “Raees,” Independent Indian, $1,798,379, 256 locations, $7,025 average, $2,369,469, 1 week.

17. “Sleepless,” Open Road, $1,750,083, 1,055 locations, $1,659 average, $17,813,578, 3 weeks.

18. “Moonlight,” A24, $1,489,470, 1,104 locations, $1,349 average, $17,714,849, 15 weeks.

19. “Arrival,” Paramount, $1,473,440, 1,221 locations, $1,207 average, $97,328,639, 12 weeks.

20. “Fences,” Paramount, $1,443,074, 880 locations, $1,640 average, $50,822,683, 7 weeks.

Universal and Focus are owned by NBC Universal, a unit of Comcast Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight are owned by 21st Century Fox; Warner Bros. and New Line are units of Time Warner Inc.; MGM is owned by a group of former creditors including Highland Capital, Anchorage Advisors and Carl Icahn; Lionsgate is owned by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.; IFC is owned by AMC Networks Inc.; Rogue is owned by Relativity Media LLC.

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