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Aronofsky’s Noah manages to sail, this box office weekend.

Even with it having tons of negative press and publicity, Darren Aronofsky’s Noah has managed to take in $44 Million dollars at the box office this weekend, which is the 4th highest grossing opening of the year thus far. Box Office Mojo reports that the film opened to about 3,500 screens across the U.S. and managed to take in about $12,000 per screen. The young adult novel Divergent, fell to second place with $26 Million and Muppets Most Wanted in 3rd, with an intake of $11 Million.

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The film that managed to do extremely poorly was David Ayer’s Sabotage, featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger’s latest action film, that fell into 7th place for its debut. Taking in only $5 Million over the past three days, its officially one of the worst openings that “The Governator” has ever had in his entire career. Here’s a breakdown for the top ten box office earnings for this past weekend.

  1. Noah (Paramount) $44 Million
  2. Divergent (Lionsgate) $26 Million
  3. Muppets Most Wanted (Buena Vista) $11 Million
  4. Mr. Peaboy & Sherman (Fox) $9.5 Million
  5. God’s Not Dead (Freestyle) 9 Million
  6. The Grand Budapest Hotel (Fox Searchlight) $8.8 Million
  7. Sabotage (Open Road) $5.3 Million
  8. Need for Speed (Buena Vista) $4.3 Million
  9. 300: Rise of an Empire (Warner Bros.) $4.3 Million
  10.  Non-Stop (Universal) $4 Million

Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The Winter Soldier opens up here in the U.S. this weekend, but its managed to gain some major traction overseas. The film was released this passed weekend, where its managed to take in $75 Million thus far. Our own Kieran Freemantle managed to catch it and gave us a glowing review of it here. We’ll keep you up to date on all the movie going happenings right here on EF.

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Ruben Rosario is the head editor of the Movie Department at Entertainment Fuse. He co-hosts The Plot Hole, with Simon Brookfield and has a major love for cinema, comics and anime.

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