The prequel to the 1969 film, starring James Franco, grossed an estimated $54 million in its first weekend of release.
The weekend's other new release, The Change-Up, grabbed $13.5 million in its first weekend to take the No. 4 spot. Captain America: The First Avenger came in fifth with $13 million, for a three-week total of $143.2 million.
Rounding out the top 10: Friends with Benefits (No. 8, $4.7 million), Horrible Bosses (No. 9, $4.6 million) and Transformers: Dark of the Moon (No. 10, $3 million — and a cumulative domestic gross of $344.2 million).