Deadpool,” the 20th Century Fox film based on a Marvel Comics antihero, held on to first place at the North American box office this weekend, outdrawing three new releases.
The R-rated feature, starring Ryan Reynolds as the indestructible Deadpool, brought in $55 million in U.S. and Canadian theaters, researcher ComScore Inc. said Sunday in a statement. It was forecast to garner $65 million, the estimate of BoxOffice.com. The returning “Kung Fu Panda 3,” from Fox and DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., kept second place with $12.5 million in sales.
|2||Kung Fu Panda 3||12.5||-37||3,448||3,625||117.1||4|
|5||How To Be Single||8.2||-54||3,357||2,449||31.8||2|
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|Source: ComScore Inc.|