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‘Divergent’ Takes Top Spot At Box Office

DivergentLaunching a new franchise for Summit and parent company Lionsgate, the dystopian sci-fi film “Divergent” scored $56 million at the North American box office, benefitting from good word of mouth among moviegoers, who gave it an A CinemaScore despite mostly withering reviews.

The top 12 films of the weekend, as of SUnday, March 23, are as follows:

RANK TITLE DISTRIBUTOR NAME WEEKEND REVENUE CUME REVENUE
REVENUE # OF LOCATIONS* LOC AVG
1 Divergent Lionsgate $56,000,000 3,936 14,227 $56,000,000
2 Muppets Most Wanted Disney $16,514,000 3,194 5,170 $16,514,000
3 Mr. Peabody And Sherman 20th Century Fox $11,700,000 3,607 3,243 $81,002,384
4 300: Rise Of An Empire Warner Bros. $8,665,000 3,085 2,808 $93,753,119
5 God’s Not Dead Freestyle Releasing $8,563,512 780 10,978 $8,563,512
6 Need For Speed Disney $7,781,000 3,115 2,497 $30,404,000
7 Grand Budapest Hotel, The Fox Searchlight $7,000,000 304 23,026 $13,210,519
8 Non-Stop Universal $6,346,475 2,945 2,155 $78,621,205
9 Lego Movie, The Warner Bros. $4,115,000 2,501 1,645 $243,351,674
10 Tyler Perry’s The Single Moms Club Lionsgate $3,100,000 1,896 1,635 $12,910,024
11 Son Of God 20th Century Fox $2,650,000 2,139 1,238 $55,599,648
12 Monuments Men Sony $975,000 938 1,039 $75,708,726

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