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Mission: Impossible keeps Fantastic Four off the top of box office

Tom Cruise's latest Mission: Impossible blockbuster has scored a second Sunday at number one on the nation's box office countdown, keeping the latest Fantastic Four movie off the top.

The critically-panned Marvel film debuts in second place behind Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, with ticket sales of $3 million less than the spy movie, which earned $29.4 million in its second weekend on release.

The fifth Mission: Impossible movie has now cracked $100 million in 10 days.

Australian actor Joel Edgerton's R-rated thriller The Gift, opens in third place with a distant $12 million, while road trip comedy Vacation and Ant-Man round out the new top five.

Meryl Streep's new movie Ricki & the Flash debuts at seven with a disappointing $7 million opening weekend take.

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