‘The Croods’ Rules Weekend Box Office With $44.7M
DreamWorks’ “The Croods” beat out Gerard Butler and “Oz” at the movies this weekend, as Tina Fey and Paul Rudd’s latest disappoints.
A sloth from prehistoric times won the box office this weekend, selling more movie tickets than a wizard and a Secret Service agent.
The Croods enjoyed a healthy opening weekend, grossing some $44.7 million domestically, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The latest from DreamWorks Animation, starring the voices of Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone and Nicholas Cage, also made $63.3 million worldwide. To date, Shrek the Third remains as the champion of first weekend openers from the studio, with more than $121.6 million in ticket sales when it was released in 2007.Gerard Butler’s action film Olympus Has Fallen grossed $30.5 million for second place, while Oz The Great and Powerfuldropped to third place with $22 million, after two consecutive weekends on top.
Spring Breakers’ expansion earned the film $5 million, bringing its grand total to $5.4 million, while Identity Thief continued to hold on with another $2.5 million.
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