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Box office top 20: 'Fault in Our Stars' outshines 'Edge of Tomorrow' with $48 million debut

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The teenage romance "The Fault in Our Stars," adapted from John Green's bestseller, easily outshined Tom Cruise's sci-fi action film "Edge of Tomorrow" with an impressive $48 million debut. The much-bigger-budget "Edge of Tomorrow" opened in third place with $28.8 million.

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

1. "The Fault In Our Stars," 20th Century Fox, $48,002,523, 3,173 locations, $15,128 average, $48,002,523, 1 week.

2. "Maleficent," Disney, $34,328,264, 3,948 locations, $8,695 average, $128,175,232, 2 weeks.

3. "Edge Of Tomorrow," Warner Bros., $28,760,246, 3,490 locations, $8,241 average, $28,760,246, 1 week.

4. "X-Men: Days Of Future Past," 20th Century Fox, $15,154,814, 3,639 locations, $4,165 average, $189,556,080, 3 weeks.

5. "A Million Ways To Die In The West," Universal, $7,348,495, 3,160 locations, $2,325 average, $30,338,465, 2 weeks.

6. "Godzilla," Warner Bros., $6,121,179, 3,110 locations, $1,968 average, $185,214,185, 4 weeks.

7. "Neighbours," Universal, $5,325,155, 2,674 locations, $1,991 average, $137,925,650, 5 weeks.

8. "Blended," Warner Bros., $4,122,403, 2,928 locations, $1,408 average, $36,581,347, 3 weeks.

9. "Chef," Open Road, $2,621,829, 1,298 locations, $2,020 average, $10,383,525, 5 weeks.

10. "Million Dollar Arm," Disney, $2,025,950, 1,643 locations, $1,233 average, $31,550,980, 4 weeks.

11. "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," Sony, $1,961,843, 1,481 locations, $1,325 average, $196,350,239, 6 weeks.

12. "Belle," Fox Searchlight, $778,232, 476 locations, $1,635 average, $7,592,499, 6 weeks.

13. "Rio 2," 20th Century Fox, $772,827, 702 locations, $1,101 average, $125,682,392, 9 weeks.

14. "The Other Woman," 20th Century Fox, $496,111, 489 locations, $1,015 average, $82,221,930, 7 weeks.

15. "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," Disney, $416,892, 317 locations, $1,315 average, $255,863,996, 10 weeks.

16. "Heaven Is For Real," Sony, $394,878, 446 locations, $885 average, $88,807,523, 8 weeks.

17. "Holiday," Reliance Big Entertainment PVT. Ltd., $394,715, 144 locations, $2,741 average, $394,715, 1 week.

18. "Grand Seduction," Entertainment One Films, $285,187, 107 locations, $2,665 average, $822,801, 2 weeks.

19. "Words And Pictures," Roadside Attractions, $282,648, 98 locations, $2,884 average, $536,712, 3 weeks.

20. "The Lego Movie," Warner Bros., $265,592, 274 locations, $969 average, $255,855,932, 18 weeks.

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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.

The Canadian Press


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