PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Dory just keeps swimming.
The record-setting animated sequel, Finding Dory, repeated as the first-place attraction at multiplexes over the weekend, earning another estimated $73-million on its second weekend of release.READ MORE: Officials Investigating Gas Explosion Inside Home In South Philadelphia
Second place went to another debuting sequel, Independence Day: Resurgence, which totaled $42-million.
Third belonged to the holdover comedy, Central Intelligence, which took in $18-million.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police ID Suspect In Deadly Shooting Of Temple Student Samuel Collington
And rounding out the top five were two of the weekend’s other new mainstream attractions…
Fourth was the shark thriller, The Shallows, starring Blake Liveley, which took in $17-million. And fifth was the Civil War biodrama, Free State of Jones, with Matthew McConaughey, with a modest total of $8-million.MORE NEWS: FDA Panel Narrowly Votes To Recommend Merck's COVID-19 Pill
Overall, industry-wide totals were well below those of last weekend, but well above those of a year ago.