#BOXOFFICE: “THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE” SOARS IN DEBUT
Soaring high, THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE debuts at the top spot for Sony Pictures with $39 million from 3,932 theatres. Voiced by the likes of Josh Gad, Will Arnett and Maya Rudolph, it gets a B+ CinemaScore, with 42% from Critics on the Tomatometer.
Slipping to second spot ths weekend with $32 million from 4,226 theatres for Disney is CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR. In three weeks it has made a whopping $364 million!
NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING debuts in third with $22.8 million for Universal Pictures from 3,348 theatres. It gets a B CinemaScore and a 61% on the Tomatometer. By contrast, its 2014 predecessor opened with $49 million.
In its sixth week, THE JUNGLE BOOK lands in fourth with $11.3 million for Disney. It now tallies in at $327 million domestically.
Debuting in fifth with $11 million for Warner Bros. is THE NICE GUYS starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling. It plays in 2,865 theatres across North America. It gets a B- CinemaScore. Critically, it was a smash with 90% on the Tomatometer.
MONEY MONSTER slips to sixth in its second week out $6.8 million for Sony Pictures. In two weeks it has made $28.9 million.
MOTHER’S DAY rounds out the Top Ten with $1.1 million for Open Road Films/Elevation Pictures.