The horror film “Smile” kept its backers smiling this weekend, taking in $17.6 million to lead all films at the North American box office, according to industry estimates released Sunday.

One week after opening in first place, “Smile” beat out the family film “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile,” which opened with $11.5 million, Comscore reported.

“Amsterdam,” a comedy/drama set in the 1930s and directed by David O. Russell, debuted with $6.5 million Friday through Sunday for third place.

“The Woman King” was fourth with $5.3 million in its fourth weekend, followed by “Don’t Worry Darling” with $3.4 million in its third week.

Rounding out the top 10 domestic releases, as estimated by Comscore, were the re-release of 2009’s “Avatar” ($2.5 million), “Barbarian” ($2.18 million), “Bros” ($2.15 million), “Ponniyin Selvan: Part One” ($910,000) and “Terrifier 2” ($825,000).

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