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‘Shazam’ Beats ‘Hellboy’ To Stay On Top Of Box Office


New Line and DC’s Shazam! easily stayed No. 1 in its second outing, earning $25.1 million from 4,306 theaters and sending rival superhero pic Hellboy up in flames.

Shazam! fell a respectable 53 percent, underscoring the its appeal among kids and families. The pic’s 10-day domestic tally is $94.9 million. Overseas, it also topped the chart among Western titles with $35.9 million for $258.8 million globally. China leads internationally with $40.4 million, followed by the U.K. ($11.7 million) and Mexico ($10.1 million).

The top 12 films of the weekend, as of Sunday, April 14, are as follows:

#TitleDistributor NameWeekend Total # of LocsLoc AvgCume Total
1Shazam!Warner Bros.$25,140,0004,306$5,838$94,913,013
4Pet SemataryParamount$10,000,0003,585$2,789$41,121,660
6Captain MarvelDisney$8,626,0002,975$2,899$386,539,581
8AfterAviron Pictures$6,200,0002,138$2,900$6,200,000
9Missing LinkUnited Artists Releasing$5,841,4343,413$1,712$5,841,434
10Best Of Enemies, TheSTX Entertainment$2,000,0001,705$1,173$8,101,570
11UnplannedPure Flix$1,800,0001,402$1,284$15,830,305
12Five Feet ApartLionsgate$1,550,0001,473$1,052$43,911,394