Spy Edges Out San Andreas To Win Weekend Box Office

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By James Crugnale


(20th Century Fox)

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Spy edged out San Andreas to claim the number one spot at the box office this weekend. The critically acclaimed Melissa McCarthy action-comedy made $30 million in ticket sales, beating out the Dwayne Johnson disaster movie, which came in second place and earned $26.4 million. San Andreas, which took the box office crown last weekend, is now just shy of hitting the $100 million mark in total cumulative ticket sales since its release.

Nabbing third place was the horror film Insidious: Chapter 3, which opened strong with $23 million. Entourage, the film adaptation of the popular HBO TV show had a disappointing opening, coming in fourth place with just $10.4 million. The highly anticipated movie has been hampered by poor reviews.

The action-adventure film Max Max: Fury Road also stayed strong, taking home $8 million for fifth place. That was just enough to beat the Anna Kendrick musical comedy Pitch Perfect 2, which secured sixth place with $7.7 million.

George Clooney’s mystery-adventure movie Tomorrowland slipped down to seventh place with $7 million, while Avengers: Age of Ultron came in eighth place, grossing approximately $6.2 million.

Rounding out the top 10 were the Bradley Cooper romantic-comedy Aloha with $3.3 million in ninth place and the horror remake Poltergeist with $2.8 million. What did you see this weekend?

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