Disney's 'Cinderella' tops North American box office with 70.1m debut
Updated: 2015-03-16 09:45
Playing at 3,171 locations, Liam Neeson's "Run All Night" opened in a distant second place with $11 million.
As the fourth Neeson-led action thriller in just over a year, "Run All Night" opened a bit below expectations. It started with $3.9 million on Friday.
The Warner Bros' R-rated action saw Neeson as a hitman at the end of his career, battling with his old friend, played by Ed Harris.
The audience breakdown for the film skewed heavily towards moviegoers over the age of 25 (86 percent) and slightly towards female moviegoers (52 percent). "Run All Night" received an "A-" rating on CinemaScore and 59 percent approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Fox's "Kingsman: The Secret Service," in its fifth week of exhibition, was in the third place with $6.2 million and $107 million gross.
Rounding out the 10 most-popular movies this week were "Focus" ($5.8 million), "Chappie" ($5.8 million), "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" ($5.7 million), "Spongebob Squarepants 2" ($4.1 million), "McFarland USA" ($3.7 million), "American Sniper" ($2.9 million) and "The Duff" ($2.9 million).
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