Box Office Top 20: 'Ant-Man' beats 'Pixels' by a tentacle; 'Southpaw' outclasses 'Paper Towns'

July 27, 2015 10:04 PM

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LOS ANGELES – He might be tiny and one of Marvel's lesser-known properties, but "Ant-Man" has power — especially at the box office. The superhero pic held the No. 1 spot for the second weekend in a row with $24.9 million, bumping its domestic total over the $100 million mark.

The Marvel/Disney pic proved slightly more of a draw than Pac-Man and his 1980s arcade counterparts in "Pixels," which debuted to $24 million. The Adam Sandler end-of-the-world comedy cost $88 million to produce and has a rocky path toward domestic profitability ahead.

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