"Boss baby" tops North American box office for second weekend

"Boss baby" tops North American box office for second weekend

This image released by DreamWorks Animation shows characters Tim, voiced by Miles Bakshi, left, and Boss Baby, voiced by Alec Baldwin in a scene from the animated film, "The Boss Baby".

Sony's opening of the animated family film "Smurfs: The Lost Village" is heading for third with about $14.5 million at 3,610 locations.

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"The Boss Baby" grossed $6.9 million Friday while "Beauty and the Beast" charmed its way to $6.8 million. Lost Village, costing a reported $60 million to make, will have to do huge business overseas if Sony gets its wish.

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In four weeks, Disney's live-action fairy tale has earned $432.3 million (£349.3 million) in the US. The film was well received by opening day audiences as the 18-and-under demographic gave it an "A+" CinemaScore, while the overall audience CinemaScore was an "A", a touch above the "A-" the two previous Smurfs films received. "Smurfs 2" earned 347.5 million US dollars worldwide in 2013, far less than the 563.7 million USA dollars global tally scored by "The Smurfs" in 2011. Reviews have been mixed with a 43% "rotten" rating on Rotten Tomatoes but the budget for the reboot, starring Alan Arkin, Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman, is a modest $25 million. For all of Ghost in the Shell's visual wonderment, and there are some inarguably fantastic sequences in the film, the movie just doesn't work on the whole, thanks to a deeply problematic script and a general disinterest in actually talking about the future of robotics, AI, and the possibility of technological overload.

"Going in Style" collected $12.5 million for Time Warner Inc.'s Warner Bros. and New Line divisions, compared with estimates that ranged from $7.2 million to $11 million.

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"The Case for Christ", from a distributor of Christian-themed movies, opened with sales of $3.9 million, compared with forecasts of $3.5 million to $4.3 million. Despite the close race on Friday, Smurfs is expected to climb up to the third spot by the end of the weekend, with Going in Style taking the fourth spot. The animated film has overperformed since its debut and is looking at a strong $200 million worldwide total in just 10 days.

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