With the baseball season a few weeks old, the box office has taken the weekend to remember the man who broke the color barrier in 1947, Jackie Robinson. 42 opened in first place, earning $27.25 million.
Scary Movie 5 opened in second place this weekend. The fifth installment of the horror spoof series starring Ashley Tisdale, Lindsay Lohan, and Charlie Sheen, took in $15.15 million.
The Croods remains in third place in its fourth weekend in theaters. Adding $13.2 million to its gross, the animated caveman movie has made $142.5 million total.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation and Evil Dead round out the top 5. The films earned $10.8 million and $9.5 million, respectively.
Box office top 10:
1. 42, $27.3 million
2. Scary Movie 5, $15.2 million
3. The Croods, $13.2 million
4. G.I. Joe: Retaliation, $10.8 million
5. Evil Dead, $9.5 million
6. Jurassic Park 3D, $8.8 million
7. Olympus Has Fallen, $7.3 million
8. Oz: The Great and Powerful, $4.9 million
9. Tyler Perry's Temptation, $4.5 million
10. The Place Beyond the Pines, $4.1 million