Box Office: Tomorrowland Narrowly Beats Pitch Perfect 2


Box Office: Tomorrowland Narrowly Beats Pitch Perfect 2

Competition heats up over Memorial Day weekend.

Published May 26, 2015

As summer approaches, theaters are getting crowded with more contenders for the top of the box office. Not even last week's winner, the mega-hit Pitch Perfect 2, would hold on to number one for a second week. 

George Clooney‘s new film Tomorrowland narrowly beat out the musical comedy over Memorial Day weekend. Disney's latest family-friendly movie raked in $32.2 million for its three-day debut and it is on track to a $40.7 million four-day weekend, according to the Hollywood Reporter


Pitch Perfect 2 came in a close second with $30.3 million, and a projected $37.9 million over the four-day holiday weekend. The film is already considered a blockbuster and has earned raves from critics and fans of the original feel good film.

Rounding out the top five were Mad Max: Fury Road — starring Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron and Zoe Kravitz — with $23.8 million, horror remake Poltergeist with $23 million, and Marvel's star-packed superhero flick The Avengers: Age of Ultron with $20.8 million.

Next week, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's disaster film San Andreas will go up against Bradley Cooper's drama Aloha for the crown. is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

(Photo: Walt Disney Pictures / A113 / Babieka)

Written by Evelyn Diaz


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