"The Boss Baby," a PG-rated animated film features the voice of Alec Baldwin. Photo: "The Boss Baby" official trailer/20th Century Fox
“The Boss Baby,” a PG-rated animated film features the voice of Alec Baldwin. Photo: “The Boss Baby” official trailer/20th Century Fox

“The Boss Baby” continued to lead North American theaters over the weekend, again besting Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” and spoiling the debut of the latest Smurfs adventure, according to final figures released Monday.

“The Boss Baby” earned $26.4 million between Friday and Sunday to lead the way at the box office, according to comScore. The film has earned $89.4 million in its two weeks in theaters.

The live-action version of “Beauty and the Beast” collected $23.7 million over the weekend, giving it a four-week total of $430.9 million. Meanwhile, “Smurfs: The Lost Village” opened in third place with $13.2 million.

Another debut film, “Going in Style,” opened in fourth place with $11.9 million. The sci-fi fantasy “Ghost in the Shell” placed fifth with $7.3 million.

Rounding out the top 10 films of the weekend were “Power Rangers” ($6.2 million); “Kong: Skull Island” ($5.8 million); “Get Out” ($4.1 million); “Logan” ($4 million); and “The Case for Christ” ($3.9 million).

— City News Service

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