Movie Audiences Flock To "Angry Birds""The Angry Birds Movie" soared to $39 million in its debut weekend, knocking "Captain America: Civil War" off its first-place perch, while new adult comedies "Neighbors 2" and the "The Nice Guys" struggled to get their footing.
"Captain America" Dominates Box Office AgainThe showdown between Captain America and Iron Man led the weekend box office once again by a large margin with $72.6 million in earnings. But the flick left some room for other newcomers to play.
"Captain America" Nabs 5th Biggest Film Debut EverDisney and Marvel's "Captain America: Civil War," the 13th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has strong-armed its way to becoming the fifth-highest domestic opening ever according to Sunday estimates.
'Jungle Book' Rules At Box Office Again; 'Civil War' LoomsDisney's "The Jungle Book" trounced a handful of underperforming new releases to rule the box office for a third consecutive week, while next week's certain champ, "Captain America: Civil War," began setting records overseas.
"The Jungle Book" Roars With $103.6 Million DebutDisney's "The Jungle Book" opened with $103.6 million in North America, making it one of the biggest April debuts ever at the box office and continuing the studio's streak of unearthing live-action riches buried in its animated classics.
Melissa McCarthy Takes Over Box Office Like A "Boss"Step aside, Batman and Superman. Melissa McCarthy is "The Boss" at the box office now. Her latest comedy topped the DC Comics outing at the weekend box office with a $23.5 million debut.
"Batman V Superman" Falls 68 Percent In 2nd WeekendWord of mouth might be kryptonite for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," which fell a steep 68 percent in its second weekend in theaters. The superhero pic earned an estimated $52.4 million over the weekend.
Batman & Superman Open Big Despite Bad ReviewsFaster than a speeding bullet and impervious to lousy reviews, the superhero faceoff "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" rebounded after a smack down from critics to debut with a massive $170 million in North America.
"Zootopia" Tramples The 3rd "Divergent" Movie"Zootopia" continues to run wild over its rivals in its third weekend in theaters, stomping all over the launch of "Allegiant," the third film in the "Divergent" series. It's a new low for the series based on Veronica Roth's novels.
"Zootopia" Tops Box Office Again In 2nd WeekDisney's animated hit "Zootopia" stayed on top of the box office with $50 million in its second week, a slide of only 33 percent from its opening weekend. "10 Cloverfield Lane" opened with a better-than-expected $25.2 million.
"Zootopia" Dethrones "Deadpool" At Box Office"Deadpool's" three-week reign atop the box office has ended thanks to a handful of new openers, including "Zootopia" which opened with $73.7 million and "London Has Fallen" which had $21.7 million.
"Deadpool" Dominates With $55 Million In 2nd WeekMarvel's antihero smash "Deadpool" continued to dominate movie theaters over the weekend, earning an estimated $55 million and trouncing a trio of newcomers. It is poised to become one of the most successful R-rated movies ever.