AceShowbiz - *"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" continues its reign at North American box office for four weeks in a row. The "Star Wars" stand-alone movie starring %cFelicity Jones% as its lead character named Jyn Erso is still triumphant with $22.1 million.
"It's a great weekend for space movies," says senior media analyst for comScore Paul Dergarabedian, pointing out that "Passengers (2016)", another space movie which stars %cJennifer Lawrence% and %cChris Pratt%, also remains among the top 10.
"Rogue One" narrowly beats *"Hidden Figures". Fox's drama about the untold story of three African-American women working at NASA takes the runner-up spot in its second weekend with $22.8 million. The movie is expanded by over 2,000 theaters after opening in limited theaters.
Meanwhile, one of this year's major movies, "Underworld: Blood Wars", opens soft at the domestic box office. The fifth installment of the "Underworld" movie series lands in the fourth place in its first weekend with $13.7 million against its production budget of $35 million.
Rounding out the top five are "Sing" and "La La Land". The animated musical featuring the voices of %cMatthew McConaughey% and %cTori Kelly% among others drops one slot to the third place with $20.7 million, while the Damien Chazelle-directed musical starring %cRyan Gosling% and %cEmma Stone% moves up from the seventh to the fifth place with $10.1 million.
Top Ten Movies at Box Office for January 6-8: