AceShowbiz - "Spy" rocked this weekend box office with a $30 million debut. Starring %cMelissa McCarthy%, %cJason Statham% and %cJude Law%, the R-rated comedy also earned $25.6 million from 54 international markets for a foreign total of $56.5 million.
While many predicted that Paul Feig's James Bond spoof would end the weekend with $35 million, the movie came behind expectation. It also got some criticisms while earning a B+ CinemaScore from audiences. However, Fox believes that "Spy" is very likely to be a model of consistency in the coming weeks. "Melissa McCarthy and Paul Feig movies have incredibly long tails," said Chris Aronson, Fox's domestic distribution chief.
Meanwhile, "San Andreas" is still in demand, securing the second place with an estimated $26.4 million. Dwayne "%cThe Rock%" Johnson's disaster movie was in the first place in its first week with $53.2 million. It collected a domestic total of $99.1 million after ten days in theaters.
Horror movie "Insidious Chapter 3" is on the third place with a weekend total of approximately $23 million. As for the "Entourage" movie, it earned an estimated $10.4 million for the weekend, putting its five-day launch at $17.8 million. Since the television series which ended four years ago was popular, HBO Films was hoping for at least $20 million opening.
"Mad Max: Fury Road" rounded out the top five in its fourth weekend with an estimated $8 million.