Marvel and Disney superhero pic “Ant-Man” brought in $24.8 million over the weekend, bringing its domestic total to $106.1 million according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.
It was an easy win for the sidekicks who took the spotlight after playing supporting roles in two previous “Despicable Me” movies.
Seth MacFarlane’s “Ted 2″ opened far under expectations with $32.9 million, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday, ceding the top two spots to holdovers “Jurassic World” and “Inside Out.”
Dinosaurs are anything but extinct at the box office. “Jurassic World,” the fourth film in the series, devoured 2015 box office records in its debut weekend earning an estimated $204.6 million, according to Rentrak on Sunday.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and a giant earthquake made for a winning pair at the box office as “San Andreas” claimed the top spot.
The “Age of Ultron” is not over. The Avengers sequel topped the domestic box office for the second weekend in a row with an estimated $77.2 million according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.
The high-octane thriller “Furious 7″ maintained speed in its second week, racing away with $60.6 million at North American theaters and bringing its box-office total to a robust $252.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
The high-octane “Furious 7″ peeled out of the gates in its opening weekend, picking up a stunning $143.6 million from 4,004 locations to easily top the domestic box office, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.
Audiences were more than curious to check out the big-screen adaptation of the racy phenomenon “Fifty Shades of Grey” this weekend. The erotic R-rated drama sizzled in its debut, earning an estimated $81.7 million from 3,646 theaters in its first three days, distributor Universal Pictures said on Sunday.
After three weeks atop the box office, “The Hobbit” has been taken down by Liam Neeson.
Audiences had their pick of genres during the Christmas weekend, but despite a host of fresh arrivals, splashy holiday fare like “Unbroken” and “Into the Woods” proved no match for “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.”
After three weeks of box office dominance, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1″ ceded its reign to “Exodus: Gods and Kings.” The biblical epic easily ruled the weekend with a $24.5 million debut, according to box office tracker Rentrak’s Sunday estimates.
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1″ claimed the top spot at the box office for the third weekend in a row with an estimated $21.6 million.
The Fox thriller starring Ben Affleck as a man whose wife goes missing is poised to top the box office for a second week with $26.8 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday.
It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat “Guardians of the Galaxy” at movie theaters.