Movie Roundup: Women Camaraderie Make ‘The Other Woman’ Top Weekend Box Office Hit, Captain America Sequel Bumped to 2nd Place

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Girls ruled the movie theaters this weekend with 'The Other Woman' bringing in $24.7 million. Coming up this week, all eyes are on Spider-Man 2.

Surprise, surprise! Women teaming up in the new movie theater release, ‘The Other Woman’ captivated a large number of female moviegoers this weekend making it the top weekend box office hit!

The movie, starring Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton, brought in $24.7 million on its opening weekend.

The story unfolds as a woman dating a man discovers he’s married. When she ends up meeting the wife, together, they discover he’s having another affair. All three women end up teaming together to plot a mutual revenge on the three-timing cheater.

‘The Other Woman’ beat out ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ for the top spot after it held its position there three straight weeks. This weekend it brought in $16 million.

‘Heaven Is for Real’ remained in third place at the weekend box office with $13.8 million.

Other movies out this weekend included ‘Brick Mansions,’ which was Paul Walker’s last finished film before his death. It took in $9.6 million, putting it in fifth place at the weekend box office. ‘The Quiet Ones’ took in $4 million at seventh place.

Coming this week, everybody has their eyes on another superhero flick to hit the theaters. Check out the details below!

New Movie Releases This Week: May 2, 2014

For those looking for a superhero action/adventure film:

  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG-13)
    Cast: Emma Stone, Dane DeHaan, Andrew Garfield, Jamie Foxx, Paul Giamatti, Sally Field, Martin Sheen, Stan Lee, Marton Csokas, Chris Zylka
    Peter Parker is at it again as Spider-Man. He needs to face a world of supervillains when the company Oscorp sends them to go against him.

Come back each week for the latest information on new movie releases and upcoming releases at the theaters! To check out all movie flicks playing at Long Island theaters, visit LongIsland.com’s Movie Times!

Photo by Eva Grinaldi, via Wikimedia Commons.

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