San Andreas Tops the Box-Office
Dwayne Johnson body-slammed the competition and ruled the box-office the past weekend. San Andreas opened in the top spot earning $53.2 million over the weekend. The film was predicted to earn $40 million, so its total was a pleasant surprise for its studio Warner Bros. It’s the best opening for Johnson as not part of an ensemble film.
The film also opened in 60 markets overseas was in the top spot in 55 of those markets. Overseas it earned an estimated $60 million. This film has brought in over $113.2 million worldwide its first week.
Pitch Perfect 2 was on key for a third week. The film earned an additional $14.4 million this past weekend. Domestically the film has earned $147.5 million and $80.7 million overseas for a total of $228.24 million.
Tomorrowland dropped to third in its second week, adding $13.8 million to its domestic total. Mad Max: Fury Road was just a bit under that adding $13.625 million in its third week. The film has earned $280.9 million worldwide so far.
Avengers: Age of Ultron came in fifth for the week. The film added $10.9 million domestically. Domestically the film has earned $427.1 million and $894.2 million in foreign markets. Its total is $1.321 billion. The film is in the top spot for domestic earnings in 2015, but lags far behind Furious 7‘s $1.5 billion.
In other comic movie news, Kingsman: The Secret Service added $106,000 to its total. The film has earned $403.6 million worldwide.