Warner Bros.’ disaster film leads the North American box office with a $53.2 million domestic debut, the highest solo opening ever for star Dwayne Johnson.
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Brad Bird’s ‘Tomorrowland’ suffers one of the worst Memorial Day starts in recent history with a $41.7 million North American debut. Meanwhile, ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ speeds past the $100 million mark overseas.
Warner Bros.’ R-rated romantic heist movie ‘Focus’ wins the North American box office race with a $19.1 million debut; Microbudget horror film ‘The Lazarus Effect’ rounds up the top five with $10.6 million.
Holdover films ‘Fifty Shades,’ ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ and ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water’ fend off a trio of new offerings at the domestic box office.
Comic book adaptation opens to $36.2 million at the North American box office, and is track to pass $100 million domestically.
In one of the best debuts ever for the month of February, Paramount and Nickelodeon Movies’ ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water’ soaks up $56 million for its domestic opening.
StudioCanal’s ‘Paddington’ remains in second place domestically with $8.51 million; Disney’s Marvel-inspired ‘Big Hero 6’ holds onto first place in Japan.
Non-Stop and Son of God rule the box office over Oscar weekend. The Liam Neeson action movie takes first place with $28.9 million, while Son of God is an impressive runner-up. Meanwhile, Disney Animation's Frozen becomes the 18th movie ever to earn over $1 billion worldwide, and The LEGO Movie crosses $200 million domestically.
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow's The LEGO Movie is the domestic box office champ for the third weekend in a row. Elsewhere, Frozen races past $980 million globally to become the number two animated title of all time, not accounting for inflation.