The concert movie is beating Lee Daniels' The Butler.
This weekend's three new releases were no match for Forest Whitaker and Oprah.
With some help from Oprah.
Neill Blomkamp's District 9 followup earned $30.5 million.
Though overall ticket sales were slow.
Though it did much better abroad.
Fellow newcomers Red 2 and R.I.P.D. didn’t fare as well.
Good work, kids.
The movie brought in $81 million while The Lone Ranger flopped.
But every movie in the top five broke $20 million.
The less obviously heroic This Is the End came in second place.
The micro-budget thriller brought in a surprise $34.4 million.
Or for Now You See Me, for that matter.
Get ready for the seventh installment.
And Iron Man 3 is still going strong.
At the weekend box office, at least.
It wasn't even close.
Meanwhile, The Big Wedding bombed.
The Croods are still hanging in there.
And last weekend's top earner, Evil Dead, fell to fifth place.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation and The Croods tied for second.
While Tyler Perry's new movie does just okay.
With Olympus Has Fallen in a close second.
Meanwhile, Jack the Giant Slayer slinks into fourth place at the box office.