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Weekend Box Office: SAN ANDREAS Scores Big Opening, ALOHA Bombs

San Andreas has a very high number on the box office Richter scale this week, letting everyone know how serious it was. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s biggest movie as a solo star took in an estimated $53.2 million in its U.S. debut, soaring past recent forecasts of a $40 million launch for Warner Bros.’ disaster pic.

Weekend Box Office: TOMORROWLAND Takes the Lead; FURY ROAD Holds Well

Tomorrowland Top Spot

Budgeted at $190 million, Disney’s Tomorrowland was hoping for something north of $50 million, but the Brad Bird-directed movie starring George Clooney disappointed with $32.2 million debut.

The fantasy-adventure flick received a “B” CinemaScore from audiences, but it did manage to pull in enough movie goers to secure the No. 1 spot over a slow Memorial Day weekend.

Weekend Box Office: PITCH PERFECT 2 Easily Beats Out MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Pitch Perfect 2 Tops

Universal Pictures’ Pitch Perfect 2 smashed its main competition, Warner Bros.’ Mad Max: Fury Road and made an estimated $70.3 million on its opening weekend.

The R-rated Fury Road, which cost at least $150 million to make, took in about $44.4 million.

Weekend Box Office: AVENGERS Wins Again, HOT PURSUIT Bombs

Rentrak Estimated May 10

The Avengers sequel remained in first place over its sophomore frame with an estimated $77.2 million, despite the 60-percent drop this Mother’s Day weekend. Marvel’s Ultron has now made $874.9 million worldwide.

THE HOBBIT Star Martin Freeman Joins CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Cast

The Hobbit Star Joins Marvel

The Hobbit‘s Martin Freeman has joined the cast of 2016’s Captain America: Civil War. The British actor will make his Marvel Universe debut in an as-yet undisclosed role.

Weekend Box Office: AGE OF ULTRON Scores Second U.S. Debut of All Time

Weekend Estimates

Marvel and Disney’s Avengers: Age of Ultron scored the second-best debut weekend of all time, earning a whopping $187.66 million in its domestic debut.

The Joss Whedon film snagged the second-biggest single day on Friday (including Thursday previews) with $84.5 million and has a mammoth $627 million globally in 12 days of release.

The Emotions of Pixar’s INSIDE OUT React to the Trailer for Marvel’s AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

Disney Cross Promotion Trailer

If you are willing to cheer for synergized corporate marketing, take a look at a cute bit of cross promotion from New Zealand.

The folks over at Walt Disney in the southern hemisphere has released a new promo for the upcoming CG-animation Inside Out,