Box Office: 'SpongeBob' Nabs $15.1M Friday for $52M Debut; 'Jupiter Ascending' Falters

February 7, 2015 3:33 PM

11 0

Paramount's The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water is soaring at the North American box office, soaking up an estimated $15.1 million Friday from 3,641 theaters for a projected $52 million-plus debut, well ahead of most industry projections.

The sequel is easily trouncing new big-budget entries Jupiter Ascending and Seventh Son. To boot, it will steal the top perch from reigning champion American Sniper.

Read more

To category page