In a summertime battle of sequels, a pair of kooky cops beat out flying dragons for the top spot at the North American box office, but the dragons soared internationally.
In a box-office battle that pitted modest drama against big-budget spectacle, the teenage romance “The Fault in Our Stars” easily bested the Tom Cruise action film “Edge of Tomorrow.”
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.