"Boss Baby" added $26.3 million in its second weekend, bringing its North American total to $89.4 million. Its earnings were worse than 2013's US$17.5 million opening of Smurfs 2, which finally grossed US$347.5 million worldwide.
Beauty and the Beast earned $25m.
The family friendly movie not only appeals to kids but also to adults, probably drawn by the voice talent of Alec Baldwin in the starring role.
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This image released by Disney shows Dan Stevens as The Beast, left, and Emma Watson as Belle in a live-action adaptation of the animated classic "Beauty and the Beast".
Adult moviegoers had other options.
Zach Braff's new film Going in Style, which stars Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, and Alan Arkin as unlikely bank robbers, and Scarlett Johansson's critically-panned Ghost in the Shell rounds out the new top five. Your little Smart for a period Phelan played pretty blue this weekend cost of sixteen million dollars to make that third installment of this verse movie franchise how to do. The faith-based drama "The Case for Christ" also launched, with $3.9 million from 1,174 theaters. The film only saw a 48 percent drop and it still looks to be on pace to finish around $175 million domestically reports Box Office Mojo.
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The animated film, made by Comcast Corp.'s DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 21st Century Fox Inc.'s film division, took in an estimated $26.3 million in US and Canadian theaters, researcher ComScore Inc. said Sunday in an emailed statement.
Going in Style, a remake of a 1979 heist film, was the weekend's big surprise - it was expected to open around the $8 million (GBP6.5 million) mark, but impressed with $12.5 million (GBP10 million).
Down two spots, "Ghost In The Shell" takes #5 with $7.4 million (cume now $31.6 million). Russian Federation accounted for $24 million, while Mexico did $12 million, and it grossed $10 million in the United Kingdom and slightly less in France. The Focus Features film, starring Jessica Chastain, grossed a muted $2.9 million for a 10-day domestic total of $7.6 million.
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