Top 10 movies and the Weekend box office (4/20/14)Loading
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA
    TOP 10 MOVIES AT THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

    Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and dominating over megastar Johnny Depp's new movie.

    "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" added another $26 million to its coffers, according to studio estimates Sunday, while Depp's sci-fi thriller, "Transcendence," opened in fourth place with $11 million.

    Directed by longtime Christopher Nolan cinematographer Wally Pfister, the Warner Bros. film is Depp's third consecutive box office disappointment. He played Tonto in last summer's "The Lone Ranger" — one of the biggest flops of 2013 — and starred in 2012's comedy-horror dud, "Dark Shadows."

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    Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to Rentrak. Where available, latest international numbers are also included

    Text by The Associated Press

    Zade Rosenthal | Marvel
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA
    1. "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," $26.6 million ($35.3 million international).

    "The Winter Soldier" set a box-office record as the biggest April release ever when it opened with more than $96 million domestically. Starring Chris Evans as comic book hero Capt. America and Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, the Disney release has earned more than $200 million to date in North America — the 12th Marvel film to do so.

    Zade Rosenthal | Marvel
  • RIO 2
    2. "Rio 2," $22.5 million ($48 million international).

    "Rio 2," with a voice cast including Anna Kendrick and Jessie Eisenberg, held on to the second spot this week earning $22.5 million.

    Blue Sky Studios
  • 1134662 - Heaven Is For Real
    3. "Heaven is for Real," $21.5 million.

    "Heaven Is for Real," debuted in third place over Easter weekend earning $21.5 million. Faith-based films are performing well this year with four releases in the domestic top 20.

    Allen Fraser | TriStar Pictures
  • TRANSCENDENCE
    4. "Transcendence," $11.2 million ($17.4 million international).

    "Transcendence" debuted in fourth and gained an estimated $11.2 million. The Warner Bros. film is Johnny Depp's third consecutive box office disappointment. He played Tonto in last summer's "The Lone Ranger" — one of the biggest flops of 2013 — and starred in 2012's comedy-horror dud, "Dark Shadows."

    Peter Mountain
  • HAUNTED HOUSE 2
    5. "A Haunted House 2," $9.1 million.

    "A Haunted House 2," starring Marlon Wayans and Gabriel Iglesias, is the sequel to the hilarious 2013 box-office hit. In it's opening weekend, "A Haunted House 2" was able to grab the fifth spot and earned $9.1 million.

    Will McGarry | Open Road Films
  • DRAFT DAY
    6. "Draft Day," $5.9 million.

    The football drama "Draft Day," starring Kevin Costner and directed by Ivan Reitman, continued its weak performance with $5.9 million in its second week of release. Made with the cooperation of the National Football League, the Lionsgate release is the second movie this year, along with the thriller "3 Days to Kill," to attempt to restore the 59-year-old Costner to leading man status.

    Dale Robinette
  • OCULUS
    8. "Oculus," $5.2 million.

    Relativity Media's "Oculus," starring Karen Gillan and Rory Cochrane debuted in the eighth spot earning $5.2 million.

    John Estes
  • NOAH
    9. "Noah," $5 million ($21.6 million international).

    Paramount's biblical saga "Noah," starring Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly and Emma Watson, continued to dip in its fourth week, sliding to the ninth spot and earning only $5 million after debuting with $44 million.

    Niko Tavernise
  • God's not dead
    10. "God's Not Dead," $4.8 million.

    The independently released Christian film "God's Not Dead," from Freestyle Releasing, held on to the final spot this week, bringing in $4.8 million and edging the totals to over $45 million in five weeks.

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