Disney's Doctor Strange has left its competitors in the dust, raking in $6.4 million over its opening weekend. The Marvel film bowed on 278 screens; an average of $23,200 per location.
Next best was eOne's Girl on the Train, now in its fourth week, which made $1.3 million, taking its overall cume to $13.1 million.
Last week's number one, Paramount's Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, slipped 54 per cent to earn $1.2 million, taking its cume to $4.6 million after two weeks on screens.
No other films managed to crack the $1 million mark this week. Keeping up with Joneses, now in its second week, fell 47 per cent to make $578,123. The Fox action comedy, starring Isla Fisher, has made just over $2 million so far.
Sony's Inferno rung up $483,440 in its third week, taking its cume to $4.8 million. Close behind was Universal’s Ouija: Origin of Evil, which made $467,688 over its second weekend. The Mike Flanagan horror sits on $1.6 million so far.
One of the success stories of the week is Mindblowing Films' Indian romantic drama Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Showing on only 34 screens, the film debuted with $403,997; a screen average of $11,882.
Just behind was Madman's Hell or High Water, starring Jeff Bridges ,which grossed $347,598 from 89 screens.
Fox's Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, now in its fifth week, fell 59 per cent to bring in $258,826, taking its cume to $10.8 million.
Rounding out the top ten was eOne's Cafe Society, which took $174,652 in its second weekend. The latest Woody Allen outing has made $577,937 so far.
Joe Cinque's Consolation, showing on 13 screens after three weeks, took $20,817; taking its cume to $136,192.
Mushroom's Boys in the Trees, showing on 11 screens, is on $19,904 after two weeks. Umbrella's Girl Asleep is on $214,921 after eight weeks.