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After a substantial opening weekend, Deadpool dropped almost 60% going into its second week, but still managed to hold on the number one spot. It added $55 million this weekend to reach an impressive $235 million total.
It's now the sixth highest grossing rated-R movie of all time, sneaking up quickly on The Hangover and its sequel. But the odds are of it clearing the $350 million Sniper or the highest grossing rated-R movie, The Passion of the Christ and its $370 million total.
Kung Fu Panda 3 held on strong enough to remain in second place on its fourth weekend. Over the week it passed the $100 million mark, but still lags well behind the previous two entries in the franchise.
Newcomer Risen was the top selling new entry, banking $11 million for a third place start. That's not a great showing, but against a $20 million budget it's a solid start. Horror flick The Witch has been getting a lot of critical praise, something unusual for the horror genre, but it didn't translate into box office success. With just $8 million it settled in for an unimpressive number four bow in. The last new movie to arrive, Race, crossed the finish line in a weak sixth place with $7 million.
Now in its tenth weekend, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is still in the top ten. It added $3 million to its now domestic record total of $921 million. That impressive total has secured its place as 2015's highest grossing movie, but its release last year means this year's top spot goes to Deadpool so far. It's unlikely to be unseated for awhile, but as Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice draws closer the debate will rise whether or not it will be able to catch up to Deadpool's final total.
For the full weekend top ten, check out the chart below: