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Pitch Perfect 2 Tops US Box Office with $70.3 Million

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Pitch Perfect 2 has topped the US box office with $70.3 million on its opening weekend.

The comedy sequel earned more in its first weekend than the $65 million that the first installment pulled in over the course of its entire US run in cinemas.

Universal’s Nick Carpou described the musical sequel’s success as “amazing”.Pitch Perfect 2 tops US box office

Directed by actress Elizabeth Banks, Pitch Perfect 2 marks the highest ever opening for a first-time feature film director.

Pitch Perfect 2 sees Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson reprising their original roles, alongside newcomer Hailee Steinfeld, as the fictional a capella singing group The Barden Bellas.

Mad Max: Fury Road racked up $44.4 million after receiving positive reviews when it premiered at Cannes Film Festival last week.

Pitch Perfect 2 cost a modest $29 million to produce, while Mad Max: Fury Road carries a significant $150 million price tag.

North American box office Top 10:

  1. Pitch Perfect 2 – $70.3 million
  2. Mad Max: Fury Road – $44.4 million
  3. Avengers: Age of Ultron – $38.8 million
  4. Hot Pursuit – $5.8 million
  5. Furious 7 – $3.6 million
  6. Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 – $3.6 million
  7. The Age of Adaline – $3.2 million
  8. Home – $2.7 million
  9. Ex Machina – $2.1 million
  10. Far from the Madding Crowd – $1.3 million

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