Dr. Strange tops US box office for second week

Benedict Cumberbatch

Inspite of the drama surrounding the US Presidential Election and Donald Trump's win, superhero blockbuster Doctor Strange held firm at the US box office this weekend to top the film charts for a second week.

The film, which stars Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch in the main role, took £34.1m at the box office.

Watch Benedict Cumberbatch discuss the movie in our Movie News

Meanwhile Trolls, the musical animation featuring the voices of Justin Timberlake & Anna Kendrick, held well in second place with takings of £27.8m.

Watch Justin Timberlake & Anna Kendrick discuss the movie in our Movie News.

And highly acclaimed sci-fi thriller Arrival, starring Amy Adams was the weekend's highest debuting film, raking in £19m.

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