Avatar continues to top US charts for sixth week

Depsite it’s non-presence at this years SAG Awards, Avatar continues to dominate the US box office or the sixth week.

 

The film remains at the top of the US box office with $36 million over the weekend.

 

Since its release the James Cameron sci-fi epic has grossed over $550 million.

 

Paul Bettany’s latest film – Legion – has made its debut this week at number two with with $18.2 million, with the comedy The Tooth Fairy at number four and the drama Extraordinary Measures at number seven with $7 million.

 

The US box office top ten in full:

1. (1) Avatar – $36,000,000
2. (-) Legion – $18,200,000
3. (2) The Book Of Eli – $17,000,000
4. (-) The Tooth Fairy – $14,500,000
5. (3) The Lovely Bones – $8,800,000
6. (5) Sherlock Holmes – $7,115,000
7. (-) Extraordinary Measures – $7,000,000
8. (4) Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel – $6,500,000
9. (7) It’s Complicated – $6,190,000
10. (6) The Spy Next Door – $4,750,000