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'The SpongeBob Movie' Beats 'Jupiter Ascending' at Box Office

'The SpongeBob Movie' Beats 'Jupiter Ascending' at Box Office

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water made a huge splash at the box office, taking the top spot with a whopping $56 million opening!

According to THR, the Paramount and Nickelodeon Movies sequel is doing even better overseas with $26.8 million to-date from 25 territories for an early worldwide total of $82.8 million.

Coming in at No. 2 was American Sniper, the Clint Eastwood-directed flick starring Bradley Cooper, which brought in an additional $24.2 million for a $282.3 million domestic total so far.

Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis‘ new flick Jupiter Ascending opened in the third spot with an underwhelming $19 million despite its $150 million budget.

Rounding out the top five were Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore‘s Seventh Son, and Paddington, starring Nicole Kidman, which earned $7.1 million and $5.4 million, respectively.

WHAT DID YOU SEE at the movies this weekend?? Take our poll below!

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  • Ryan

    I visited “the movies” a couple of times this weekend (since Thursday night). Some visits were for myself, others were because of promises I made to my nieces and nephews. Here’s my list from MOST to LEAST favorite (not that I would ever consider including the last three films on a true “favorites” list)…

    1. Paddington
    2. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (3D)
    3. American Sniper
    4. Project Almanac

    5. Jupiter Ascending (3D)