The biggest box-office debut of Angelina Jolie’s career propelled Disney’s twisted fairy tale “Maleficent” to a scary-good $70 million opening.
“X-Men: Days of Future Past” debuted with $91 million, beating last weekend’s top hit, the sci-fi adventure “Godzilla,” which earned another $31.4 million in its second weekend.
“Godzilla” has smashed its way to the top of the box office. The monster movie had the second-largest debut of the year this weekend with $93.2 million, according to estimates.
Seth Rogen and Zac Efron’s family versus fraternity comedy “Neighbors” was the top draw for moviegoers this weekend, unseating last week’s champ, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.”
“The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ debuted with $92 million at the box office over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.
After holding the top position for three weeks, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” has been topped by “The Other Woman” for the No. 1 spot.
“Captain America” continued to flex its Marvel muscle at the global box office, as “The Winter Soldier” took in $41.4 million domestically and $60.6 million overseas.
Continuing the success of the Marvel superhero franchise, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” has set a record as the biggest domestic April release of all time.
After weathering a sea of controversy, “Noah” arrived in first place at the weekend box office. The biblical epic starring Russell Crowe opened with $44 million.
The teen science-fiction thriller “Divergent” starring Shailene Woodley debuted with $56 million over the weekend, according to movie studio estimates released on Sunday.
Though “Need for Speed” was expected to take the top position at the box office, it was “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” which grabbed the lead, with the action flick coming in third place.
The shirtless warriors of the “300” sequel ravaged the box office weekend with a domestic debut of $45.1 million, and an even bigger international haul of $87.8 million.