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'Divergent' Impresses at Weekend Box Office, 'Muppets' Opens to Low Numbers

'Divergent' Impresses at Weekend Box Office, 'Muppets' Opens to Low Numbers

Franchise film Divergent has scored the top slot at the box office during its first weekend in theaters, earning $56 million, Variety reports.

The Shailene Woodley-starrer met expectations from the studio for it’s totals.

The second place slot went to Muppets Most Wanted, which disappointed in its first weekend, making only $16.5 million.

Mr. Peabody & Sherman took the third place slot with $11.7 million.

Rounding out the top five were 300: Rise of An Empire and God’s Not Dead, a faith-based film which performed outstanding for a limited release film. They brought in $8.6 and $8.5 million respectively.

Lars Von Trier‘s Nymphomaniac: Volume I grossed roughly $132,000 from 22 locations, much less than his previous films.

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  • Amy

    “Lars Von Trier‘s Nymphomaniac: Volume I grossed roughly $132,000 from 22 locations, much less than his previous films”

    Haha Shia “I AM NOT FAMOUS ANYMORE” LaDouche

  • casey

    So happy divergent is a hit!!! It was a really good movie.

  • nm

    Happy for Divergent, I really hope for a Mortal Instruments sequel though

  • They

    @nm:
    They are making a sequel for MI.
    Divergent trailer made me laugh. It’s so low-brow. The book was just tolerable but the story is ot for me.

  • Sheyenne

    Divergent is so good!

  • Bex

    @They: lol!! no theyre not. keep dreaming tho. maybe you should switch fandoms. divergent was pretty great. dont be so petty.

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