×
+the news

Articles

Divergent shoots to the top of the North American box office

Sci-fi blockbuster Divergent has shot to the top of the North American box office with a $56 million opening.

The movie adaptation of Veronica Roth's dystopian novel, which stars Shailene Woodley and Theo James, scored the second biggest opening of the year, behind The Lego Movie's $69 million in February (14).


Disney family movie The Muppets Most Wanted debuted in second place with $16.5 million and Mr. Peabody & Sherman fell to third with $11.7 million.


Rounding out the top five were 300: Rise of an Empire with $8.7 million and faith-based movie God's Not Dead earning $8.6 million.