Saturday, May 3, 2014

Weekend Roundup: Box Office Results for 5/2-5/4


Welcome to another edition of WEEKEND ROUNDUP, where we discuss this weekends box office results.  The TOP 3 this weekend were The Amazing Spider-ManHeaven Is For Real, and The Other Woman.

Free Comic Book Day weekend saw the release of Sony's new superhero film, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which took the top spot this week, dominating the box office.  The new comedy, The Other Woman, grabbed the #2 spot, while the inspirational film, Heaven Is For Real, held on to a spot in the Top 3 again this week.

FROZEN UPDATE:  In its 24th week on the big screen, Frozen has finally reached $400 million domestically.  This brings its worldwide total $1.169 billion.

Let's take a look at how the Top 3 did this weekend...


The Amazing Spider-Man 2 crushed the box office this weekend, bringing in a whopping $91.6 million.  This is quite a jump from the first film's opening weekend of $68 million.  Combined with the foreign grosses, ASM 2 managed to bring in $369.1 million.  Now, that's what I call "amazing".


This year's newest comedy, The Other Woman, starring Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, and Kate Upton, brought in another $14.4 million this weekend.  That brings its worldwide total up to $93.1 million on a $40 million production budget.


The most recent inspirational film, Heaven Is For Real, continued to hang on to a spot in the Top 3, beating out Captain America: The Winter Soldier.  This weekend, it brought in $8.6 million domestically, which puts its worldwide total at $66.6 million on a mere $12 million production budget.

Here's a quick rundown of this weekends results:

#1 - The Amazing Spider-Man 2 - $91,608,337

#2 - The Other Woman- $14,407,264

#3 - Heaven Is For Real - $8,601,509

Join us next week for another edition to WEEKEND ROUNDUP.  Which movies will be on top?  Which movies will underperform?  Check out our next edition of WEEKEND ROUNDUP for the scoop!

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