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‘Angry Birds’ Takes #1 Spot at U.S. Weekend Box Office

‘Angry Birds’ Takes #1 Spot at U.S. Weekend Box Office


Angry Birds has knocked Captain America out of the top spot at the U.S. box office after bringing in $39 million for its opening weekend.

The animated movie, which is based on the mobile game of the same name, has also been a huge globally – earning an estimated $94 million internationally (thus bringing it’s worldwide total to over $130 million). Th film landed the top spot in 48 different international markets including China – where its opening weekend haul was larger than both Zootopia and Big Hero 6.

Captain America: Civil War dropped to 2nd after earning another $33.1 million – bringing it’s domestic total to $347.4 million. The film also passed a major milestone last Friday passing the $1 billion mark globally (and is the first film in 2016 to do so). It is now Disney’s 10th billion-dollar earner, and the 19th highest-grossing movie of all time worldwide.

Zac Efron and Seth Rogen’s Atlanta-filmed Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising debuted at #3 with $21.8 million, and Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe’s The Nice Guys came in #4 with $11.3 million. Disney’s The Jungle Book completed the top five with $11 million in its sixth week of release, bringing its domestic total to $327.5 million.

Emma Loggins Emma Loggins is the Editor in Chief of FanBolt. As an internationally recognized "Geek Girl", Emma updates daily on the latest entertainment news, her opinions on current happenings in the media, screening/filming opportunities, inside scoops and more.  She’s been writing on the world of geekdom and pop culture since 2002 and is also considered to be one of the top Atlanta bloggers and influencers!


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