PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Moana has made it three weekends in a row in first place at the box office.
The South Pacific-set animated adventure earned an estimated $19-million in its third weekend of release to remain on top.READ MORE: Car Crash In North Philadelphia Leaves Man Dead, Police Say
Not too far behind, the runner-up at just under $18-million, was the debuting holiday comedy, Office Christmas Party, featuring Jason Bateman and Jennifer Aniston.READ MORE: Temple University Students Gather To Honor Students Killed, Call For Safety Changes
The third, fourth, and fifth spots went to holdovers: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, with $11-million; Arrival, at $6-million; and Doctor Strange, with $5-million.MORE NEWS: After Firing Coach, Flyers Drop 9th Straight, 7-5 to Avalanche
Overall, industry-wide totals were modest, as expected, but are expected to soar next weekend with the arrival of the highly anticipated science fiction prequel, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.