‘The Dark Tower’ takes top spot at U.S. weekend box office

(SONY PICTURES) – Sony Pictures’ “The Dark Tower” – based on the popular series by author Stephen King – hit the top spot of this weekend’s US box office, according to box office site boxofficemojo.com.

The film, which stars Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey, brought in $19.5 million over the weekend.

Falling from last week’s top spot to second place is Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk” with a draw of $17.6 million.

Despite being critically savaged, “The Emoji Movie” hangs in the top three, with an estimated $12.35 million.

In fourth place, comedy “Girls Trip” finished off the weekend with an estimated $11.4 million.