Other Woman curbs Captain America

2014-04-27 21:00

Los Angeles - After holding the top position at the box office for three weeks, femme-fueled The Other Woman has beat superhero blockbuster Captain America: The Winter Soldier for the No 1 spot in its opening weekend.

Fox's raunchy revenge comedy, starring Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton, debuted with $24.7m, while Disney-Marvel's Captain America, led by Chris Evans, grossed $16m in its fourth weekend, bringing its domestic total to $225m.

Sony's faith-based Heaven Is for Real held the third place position with $13.8m after opening in the same slot last weekend behind leaders Captain America and Fox's animated Rio 2, which drifted down to fourth place with $13.7m.

Relativity Media's action crime drama Brick Mansions, starring the late Paul Walker, was No 5 with $9.6m.

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