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'Joker' tops box office again beats 'Addams Family'

"Joker" kept winning at the box office.

The R-rated comic book villain origin story had a phenomenal second weekend box office, topping the charts once more over newcomers like the animated "The Addams Family" and the Will Smith action pic "Gemini Man."

Studios on Sunday estimate that "Joker" added $55 million from North American theaters, down only 43% from its record-breaking debut.

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Joaquin Phoenix in a scene from the film "Joker." (Niko TaverniseWarner Bros. Pictures via AP)

"The Addams Family" exceeded expectations and took second place in its first weekend in theaters with $30.3 million.

"Gemini Man" stumbled out of the gates. The Ang Lee film about an assassin on the run from a younger version of himself opened in third place with $20.5 million. The film cost a reported $140 million to make.

"Abominable" and "Downton Abbey" rounded out the top five.

This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Benedict Wong, left, and Will Smith in a scene from the Ang Lee film "Gemini Man." (Ben RothsteinParamount Pictures via AP)

This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Will Smith, portraying Junior, foreground, and Henry Brogan in the Ang Lee film "Gemini Man." (Paramount Pictures via AP)