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Captain Marvel still controls the box office

The first super-heroine of the Marvel universe has remained at the top of the North American box office for the second week in a row, “Captain Marvel” retaining the first place of the podium in front of two new entrants, according to provisional figures released Sunday by the specialized company Exhibitor Relations. The film, directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, starring Brie Larson, Oscar winner in 2016 for her role in “Room”.

She plays Carol Danvers, aka Captain Marvel, an elite pilot involved in a plane crash with an alien spacecraft, which will develop her superpowers. Between Friday and Sunday, the film raised $ 69.3 million in the United States and Canada. In two weeks, its revenues reach $ 266.2 million in North America. According to Paul Dergarabedian, expert of the specialized company Comscore, he generated $ 760.2 million worldwide.

In second place, Paramount Studios’ animated film “The Park of Wonders” tells the story of an amusement park imagined by little June and one day comes alive. Matthew Broderick, Jennifer Garner, or Mila Kunis lent their voices to characters. He brought in $ 16 million for his first weekend of operation.

Third place goes to “Five feet apart”, directed by Justin Baldoni, which tells the love story of two teenagers, Stella (Haley Lu Richardson) and Will (Cole Sprouse), both suffering from cystic fibrosis. Its revenues reached $ 13.1 million for its first weekend in theaters. Suddenly, slipped to fourth place with $ 9.3 million “Dragons 3: the hidden world”, animated film from DreamWorks studio that brings together for the third and last time the young Viking Harold and his dragon Krokmou.

In four weeks, it brought in $ 135.6 million in North America. And 466.5 million worldwide, according to Mr. Dergarabedian. The fifth rank is occupied by “A Madea Family Funeral”, ninth and last episode of the saga of “Madea” starring the truculent sexagenarian Mabel “Madea” Simmons. Its ticket sales generated $ 8 million over the weekend and $ 59 million in three weeks.

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