By Bill Wine
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — With no new mainstream films released on the year’s final weekend, the leader remained the same at multiplexes.READ MORE: Philadelphia Eagles Safety Rodney McLeod Hosts Sneaker Ball Toy Drive
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story made it three weekends in a row in first place at the box office by earning just under an estimated $50-million.
The musical animated comedy, Sing, remained the runner-up as well, taking in another $41-million.READ MORE: Car Crash In North Philadelphia Leaves Man Dead, Police Say
Third was the sci-fi feature, Passengers, with $16-million.
The comedy, Why Him?, was fourth with a total of $10–million.
And fifth was the action thriller, Assassin’s Creed, with $8-million.MORE NEWS: Residents Escape Flames In Levittown, Bucks County House Fire
But the story remains Rogue One, which kicks off the new year by pushing its impressive cumulative total in just three weekends over the $400-million mark.