#BOXOFFICE: “NEIGHBORS” CAUSES A RUCKUS IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD
Neighbors exceeds all expectations with a massive debut this weekend, totalling $51.1 million from 3,279 theatres for Universal Pictures. The Comedy teaming Zac Efron and Seth Rogen not only did well with Critics with a 75% rating on the Tomatometer, but it also fared positively with Audiences, getting an a A CinemaScore.
The Amazing Spider-Man in its second week slips to second spot for Sony Pictures with $37 million. In its two-week run it has grossed a healthy $147 million domestically.
The Other Woman finds itself in third spot in its third week out with $9.6 million for 20th Century Fox. The Comedy starring Leslie Mann, Cameron Diaz and Kate Upton just surpassed the $60 million mark also domestically this weekend.
Religious Drama Heaven is Real continues to go strong in fourth in its fourth week out with $7 million earned for Sony Pictures.
Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return debuts in eighth spot with a disappointing $4 million for Clarius Entertainment. Despite getting a great A CinemaScore from Audiences, the Animated Feature featuring the voice work of Lea Michele, got only 15% on the Tomatometer.
Mom’s Night Out, timed right in-time for Mother’s Day Weekend, opens with $4.1 million for Sony Pictures in its debut. Critics gave it a paltry 17% on the Tomatometer, while Audiences gave it an X Cinemascore. The Comedy has yet to get a Canadian release.
Divergent in its eighth week out, rounds-out the Top Ten with $1.6 million. To date it has earned $145 million in North American for Lionsgate Films/eOne Films.