'Beauty and the Beast' dominates for the 2nd straight week, earning $88 million
It dominated newer releases like "Life" and "Power Rangers."
By GEORGE COSTANTINO
March 27, 2017, 12:17 PM
• 2 min read
-- Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" waltzed into the top spot at the box office for the second week in a row, earning an estimated $88 million, according to Box Office Mojo.
The live-action feature, starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Kevin Kline and Ian McKellen, has raked in more than $315 million in 10 days. In addition, "Beauty and the Beast" brought in more than $119 million overseas, bringing its worldwide total to more than $690 million.
"Power Rangers," starring Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Ludi Lin, Becky G. and Dacre Montgomery, had an impressive opening weekend, earning an estimated $40.5 million for a second place finish. "Kong: Skull Island" took third place with a $14.4 million haul.
"Life," released last week and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds and Rebecca Ferguson, had a disappointing fourth place finish, taking in an estimated $12.6 million.
Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated weekend gross ticket sales: