Topics

Chris Columbus

'Ant-Man' edges out 'Pixels' to retain No. 1 box-office spot

'Ant-Man' edges out 'Pixels' to retain No. 1 box-office spot

After receiving a Donkey Kong-style pounding from critics, "Pixels," the '80s video-game themed comedy starring Adam Sandler, was edged out at the box office on its opening weekend, failing to take the No. 1 spot from "Ant-Man," which earned  an estimated $24.8 million. "Pixels," released by Sony, took the No. 2 spot in its first weekend with approximately $24 million domestically, which was in-line with industry estimates. The animated "Minions" continued to perform strongly, coming in third with $22.1 million. The boxing drama "Southpaw" came in fifth on its opening weekend, though the R-rated...

Loading
68°