The Amazing Spider-Man Spins Strong Web at Box Office, Katy Perry Leaves Audiences Cold
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Amazing Spider-Man didn't soar quite as high as the original trilogy, but it easily won the weekend after an explosive Fourth of July.
The reboot of the 2002 franchise, now starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, grossed an estimated $65 million over the weekend, according to Box Office Mojo, bringing its six-day total $140 million. The haul was just short of the original Spider-Man's first six days of release ($144.2 million), but significantly lower than Spider-Man 2 ($180.1 million) and Spider-Man 3 ($176.2 million).
The Amazing Spider-Man sets Tuesday opening box office record
Last weekend's No. 1 film, Ted, cuddled up to second place with $32.6 million. Brave took the No. 3 spot, grabbing $20.2 million.
In its first weekend, Savages debuted in fourth place with $16.1 million. The Oliver Stone film fared much better than the weekend's third and final major new release, Katy Perry: Part of Me, which earned $7.1 million to come in eighth.
Rounding out the top 10: Magic Mike (No. 5, $15.6 million), Madea's Witness Protection (No. 6, $10.2 million), Madagascar 3 (No. 7, $7.7 million), Moonrise Kingdom (No. 9, $4.6 million) and To Rome with Love (No. 10, $3.5 million).