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.
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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.
U.K. feature ‘Paddington’ remains the family offering of choice, coming in third place with $12.4 million, while the George Lucas-produced ‘Strange Magic’ debuts in seventh place with $5.5 million.
Alternately known as ‘Metegol’ and ‘Futbol,’ CG animated family feature became the third-highest grossing film of the year when it was released in its home country of Argentina in 2013.
Clint Eastwood's ‘American Sniper’ tops the North American box office with a massive $89.5 million debut; StudioCanal’s ‘Paddington’ lands in third place with $19 million.
After trailing Paramount and Nickelodeon’s ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ for the past two weeks, Marvel's ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ moves back in to first place, passing ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ to become the highest-grossing movie of the summer at the domestic box office.
With director Bong Joon-ho’s Snowpiercer still in theaters, the sci-fi feature racks up an impressive $3.8 million over its first two weeks on VOD.