Box Office Roundup: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Opens #1

By Peter Towe

Published on Sunday, May 4, 2014

Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2 opened #1 in its Domestic debut, earning a slightly underwhelming $92 million.  While it’s one of the best debut’s of the year, it’s still short of what previous Rami Spider-Man films had done.  2002’s Spider-Man earned $114.8 million and Spider-Man 3 earned $151.1 million in their opening weekend.  However, the sequel did $30 more than the original Marc Webb Spider-Man, and has an impressive $277 million overseas ($369 million worldwide total).  The sequel should pass it’s predecessors $490 million in no time.

Last week’s champ The Other Woman fell to #2, earning an estimated $14.2 million.  After 10 days, the film has a Domestic total of $47.3 million.  Finishing fourth was Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which has a worldwide total of around $680 million, passing 2013’s Man of Steel ($668 million).

Rounding out the top-ten is Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel which is currently sitting at $51.5 million Domestic, and $140.5 million worldwide.  This may be Wes Anderson’s most financially successful film, showing that his audience is expanding and adapting along with the director.

Here’s the full top-ten estimates from the weekend box office.

1. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 $92 million

2. The Other Woman $14.2 million

3. Heaven is for Real $8.7 million

4. Captain America: The Winter Soldier $7.8 million

5. Rio 2 $7.6 million

6. Brick Mansions $3.5 million

7. Divergent $2.2 million

8. The Quiet Ones $2 million

9. God’s Not Dead $1.8 million

10. The Grand Budapest Hotel $1.7 million

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