Ben Affleck’s Gone Girl has topped the US box office for a second weekend in a row.
Dracula Untold came on second place, taking $23.4 million, less than Gone Girl‘s second weekend haul of $26.8 million.
Steve Carell’s family comedy Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, made its debut at three with $19.1 million.
Horror film Annabelle claimed fourth place, with The Judge in fifth.
Starring Robert Downey Jr. as a successful lawyer who has to defend his estranged father, a veteran judge played by Godfather actor Robert Duvall, it earned $13.3 million in its opening weekend.
Annabelle, starring Peaky Blinders actress Annabelle Wallis, tells of a couple who experience terrifying supernatural occurrences involving a vintage doll.
The film, a prequel to 2013 hit The Conjuring, spooked audiences into giving up $16.4 million in its second weekend on release.
Gone Girl stars Ben Affleck as a writer who becomes a suspect when his wife, played by Rosamund Pike, goes missing.
Since opening the US last week, David Fincher’s adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s best-selling novel has earned $78.3 million.
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