"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" Delivers Not-So-Amazing Box Office Numbers

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2’s $92 Million debut over the weekend is up there with some blockbusters, but analysts are calling it a disappointment nonetheless, especially compared to Sam Raimi’s original trilogy from the 00s. Both the first and third installments of Raimi’s Spider-Man premiered on the first weekend of May and pulled in $114.8 million and $151.1 million, respectively. Still, with no other wide-release movie to compete with, the 2014 sequel easily landed at No. 1 for the weekend.Wa

Watch the trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 below.

Until the release of the next big superhero flick for this summer – X-Men: Days of Future Past, coincidentally also a Marvel story – Spidey has virtually no competition at the box office. Last weekend’s box office winner, the Cameron Diaz vehicle The Other Woman, fell to second place with just $14.2 million, while Heaven Is for Real held steady at No. 3 with $8.7 million, according to TV Guide.

Read our review for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 here.

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Spider-Man is perched at the top of the BO charts for the next couple of weeks.

With $7.7 million on its fifth weekend, Captain America: The Winter Soldier narrowly slipped past Rio 2. The animated flick made $7.6 million and landed in fifth place over the weekend.

In its second week, Brick Mansions dropped off more than 60 percent and landed at No. 6 with $3.5 million. After being in theaters for seven weeks, Divergent jumped two spots to No. 7 with $2.1 million, edging out The Quiet Ones, which collected $2 million.

More: Is The Other Woman The New Bridesmaids?

Watch the trailer for The Other Woman below. 


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