According to THR, the space flick brought in an additional $44.3 million this weekend, racing past the $100 million mark domestically to end the weekend with total earnings of $123.4 million!
Coming in second place was Tom Hanks‘ new pirate pic Captain Phillips, which did better than expected with a $26 million opening.
Third place went to the animated film Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, grossing $14.2 million and pushing its total to $78 million.
Machete Kills, starring Danny Trejo, Mel Gibson, Michelle Rodriguez, and Alexa Vega, debuted in fourth place to roughly $3.8 million – the worst wide opening of writer-director Robert Rodriguez‘s career.
WHAT DID YOU SEE at the movies this weekend??