‘San Andreas’ shakes up box office with $54.6M opening

Jun 1, 2015, 4:30 PM
n Fotografía provista por los estudios Warner Bros. Pictures del actor Dwayne Johnson en una escen...
Fotografía provista por los estudios Warner Bros. Pictures del actor Dwayne Johnson en una escena de la cinta de acción "San Andreas". (Cortesía de Warner Bros. Pictures vía AP)n
(Cortesía de Warner Bros. Pictures vía AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and a giant earthquake made for a winning pair at the box office as “San Andreas” claimed the top spot.

The action epic opened with $54.6 million. The weekend’s other new entry, the critically maligned Cameron Crowe film “Aloha,” opened in sixth place with $9.7 million.

The musical comedy “Pitch Perfect 2” continues to sing, adding another $14.8 million to its coffers for a second-place finish and a domestic take of more than $147 million since opening three weeks ago.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Rentrak:

1. “San Andreas,” Warner Bros., $54,588,173, 3,777 locations, $14,453 average, $54,588,173, 1 week.

2. “Pitch Perfect 2,” Universal, $14,823,140, 3,660 locations, $4,050 average, $147,521,860, 3 weeks.

3. “Tomorrowland,” Disney, $14,303,679, 3,972 locations, $3,601 average, $63,689,330, 2 weeks.

4. “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Warner Bros., $14,178,236, 3,255 locations, $4,356 average, $116,467,770, 3 weeks.

5. “Avengers: Age Of Ultron,” Disney, $11,401,402, 3,228 locations, $3,532 average, $427,551,427, 5 weeks.

6. “Aloha,” Sony, $9,670,235, 2,815 locations, $3,435 average, $9,670,235, 1 week.

7. “Poltergeist,” 20th Century Fox, $8,059,126, 3,242 locations, $2,486 average, $38,525,772, 2 weeks.

8. “Far From The Madding Crowd,” Fox Searchlight, $1,459,138, 902 locations, $1,618 average, $8,401,576, 5 weeks.

9. “Hot Pursuit,” Warner Bros., $1,402,067, 1,446 locations, $970 average, $32,382,654, 4 weeks.

10. “Home,” 20th Century Fox, $1,251,611, 1,088 locations, $1,150 average, $170,510,141, 10 weeks.

11. “Furious 7,” Universal, $1,005,410, 963 locations, $1,044 average, $349,249,360, 9 weeks.

12. “Ex Machina,” A24 Films, $782,727, 506 locations, $1,547 average, $24,023,524, 8 weeks.

13. “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2,” Sony, $782,529, 823 locations, $951 average, $67,714,185, 7 weeks.

14. “Tanu Weds Manu Returns,” Eros Entertainment, $727,209, 136 locations, $5,347 average, $2,258,996, 2 weeks.

15. “The Age Of Adaline,” Lionsgate, $573,738, 713 locations, $805 average, $41,451,587, 6 weeks.

16. “I’ll See You In My Dreams,” Bleecker Street, $535,837, 85 locations, $6,304 average, $1,065,565, 3 weeks.

17. “Woman In Gold,” The Weinstein Company, $489,637, 464 locations, $1,055 average, $31,453,409, 9 weeks.

18. “Get Hard,” Warner Bros., $269,283, 303 locations, $889 average, $89,701,141, 10 weeks.

19. “Cinderella,” Disney, $242,908, 249 locations, $976 average, $198,350,753, 12 weeks.

20. “The Longest Ride,” 20th Century Fox, $150,209, 230 locations, $653 average, $37,084,164, 8 weeks.


Universal and Focus are owned by NBC Universal, a unit of Comcast Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight are owned by 21st Century Fox; Warner Bros. and New Line are units of Time Warner Inc.; MGM is owned by a group of former creditors including Highland Capital, Anchorage Advisors and Carl Icahn; Lionsgate is owned by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.; IFC is owned by AMC Networks Inc.; Rogue is owned by Relativity Media LLC.

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‘San Andreas’ shakes up box office with $54.6M opening