“The Martian” topped the box office for the second straight weekend as Matt Damon and science kept audiences entertained to the tune of an estimated $37 million in the U.S. and Canada, a drop of only 32% from the film's opening weekend.
Directed by Ridley Scott and released by Twentieth Century Fox, “The Martian's” cumulative earnings rose to $108.7 million. The film is the tale of a lone astronaut (Matt Damon) who, left for dead on Mars, must attempt to survive on his own. Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Peña, Jeff Daniels and Chiwetel Ejiofor also star.
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