We knew ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ would likely take the top spot over Easter weekend, but even so the movie outperformed expectations, pulling in $41.2 million over the weekend and a total of $51.7 million since its early Thursday opening. That’s the third highest opening for star Channing Tatum, the second highest ever for The Rock, and (amazingly enough) the best ever for Bruce Willis. Despite the
The animated family film ‘The Croods’ debuted higher than expected this weekend, raking in $44.7 million to land in first place. That’s slightly higher than the three-day total for another notable Dreamworks hit, ‘How to Train Your Dragon’, which raked in $43.7 million over the same time frame. The film is poised to have a good run going into Easter week and especially considering that there’s a lack of similar family-targeted films rolling out over the next couple of weeks.