Jungle Book has huge opening at box office


HOLLYWOOD, CA (CNN) – Two new movies led the weekend box office – and one made much more than the “Bare Necessities.”

The Jungle Book surpassed all expectations, opening with $103.6 million – the second-best April debut ever, behind last year’s Furious 7

Barbershop: The Next Cut debuted in second place, as analysts expected, though it’s $20.2 million opening was a bit below estimates.

After one weekend on top, The Boss fell to third place, taking in $10.2 million.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice fell to fourth place with $9 million – it’s up over $300 million domestic as well.

Zootopia crossed the $300 million mark in domestic box office with a fifth place weekend worth $8.2 million.

Full weekend domestic box office estimates:

  1. The Jungle Book  $103.6M
  2. Barbershop: The Next Cut  $20.2M
  3. The Boss  $10.2M
  4. Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice  $9.0M
  5. Zootopia  $8.2M
  6. Criminal  $5.8M
  7. My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2  $3.3M
  8. Miracles From Heaven  $1.9M
  9. God’s Not Dead 2  $1.7M
  10. Eye In The Sky  $1.6M
  11. MET Opera: Roberto Devereux  $1.5M
  12. Hardcore Henry  $1.5M

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