The year of the female protagonist continued at the box office this weekend, with Brave becoming the third film led by such a hero (The Hunger Games, Snow White and the Huntsman) to claim the top spot.
This animated adventure earned $66.7 million, which marked the fifth-highest debut ever of a Pixar movie.
Amidst poor reviews, meanwhile, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter only garnered a $16.5 million opening, with fans giving it a collective C+ according to CineScore.
Here is a look at the top five and remember to visit our friends at Movie Fanatic for the latest movie news and more on a daily basis:
- Brave: $66.7 million
- Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted: $20.2 million
- Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter: $16.5 million
- Prometheus: $10.0 million
- Snow White and the Huntsman: $8.0 million