Although audiences didn’t respond to M. Night Shyamalan’s After Earth this past weekend (the movie opened at No. 2 with a $27 million at the box office domestically), families are continuing to turn up to catch Fox/Blue Sky’s Epic and DreamWorks’ The Croods. Directed by Chris Wedge, Epic tied for fourth place with $16.4 million with Star Trek Into Darkness. (The final order will be determined when official numbers are released on Monday). Epic also brought in an additional $28.8 million in overseas ticket sales, making its global cume a stellar $151.5 million.
DreamWorks continues to soar with hits prehistoric comedy adventure The Croods. Directed by Kirk De Micco and Chris Sanders, the film has made over $180.5 million stateside and $388.6 overseas, making its global cume a very healthy $569.1 million.
The next big animated feature release date is June 21st, when Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University opens nationwide. Here is the final trailer for the much-anticipated pic: