Maleficent triumphed at the box office this weekend. Disney's retelling of Sleeping Beautydebuted at No. 1 with $70 million — which is the highest opening ever for star Angelina Jolie, Box Office Mojo reports. Meanwhile, X-Men: Days of Future Past dropped off nearly 65 percent, falling to second place with $32.6 million in its second week in theaters.
The weekend's other newcomer, Seth MacFarlane's A Million Ways to Die in the West, bombed, landing in third place with a disappointing $17 million.
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At No. 4 was Godzilla with $12.2 million, followed by Blended with $8.4 million.
Neighbors earned $7.7 million and landed in sixth place. At No. 7, The Amazing Spider-Man 2took in $3.8 million and edged out Million Dollar Arm, which grabbed $3.7 million to come in eighth.
Chef held steady at No. 9 with $2 million. The Other Woman fell three spots to No. 10 with $1.4 million.
Watch clips from Maleficent here.