“Finding Dory” Tops Box Office For Second Weekend With $73.2M

Finding Dory

After a massive opening weekend, Finding Dory continues to reign atop the box office at No. 1 for its second straight week.

Despite the release of the sequel, Independence Day: Resurgence, the animated Dory earned an estimated $73.2 million over the weekend to top the weekend again, and brings its domestic haul to $286.5 million.

Independence Day earned a $41.6 million opening to land in second place for the weekend box office. The first Independence Day opened with $50.2 million in 1996, which comes out to $77 million in inflation-adjusted dollars, according to AP.

Other wide releases this weekend included the Blake Lively shark thriller The Shallows, opening with $16.7 million, while Matthew McConaughey’s Civil War drama Free State of Jones debuted with just $7.7 million to close out the top 5.

That’s a wrap for this weekend. See this weekend’s top 10 below, and next weekend, look out for the release of the animated adventuree The BFG, The Legend of Tarzan, and The Purge: Election Year.

Below at this weekend’s top 10:

1. “Finding Dory,” $73.2 million ($37 million).
2. “Independence Day: Resurgence,” $41.6 million ($102 million international).
3. “Central Intelligence,” $18.4 million ($4.7 million international).
4. “The Shallows,” $16.7 million.
5. “Free State of Jones,” $7.8 million.
6. “The Conjuring 2,” $7.7 million ($21 million international).
7. “Now You See Me 2,” $5.7 million ($50.9 million international).
8. “X-Men: Apocalypse,” $2.5 million ($3.6 million international).
9. “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows,” $2.4 million ($3.6 million international).
10. “Warcraft,” $2.1 million ($9.4 million international).

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