Spider-Man couldn’t be defeated by a giant lizard, but he can be beaten by a group of funny, cuddly prehistoric animals. Maybe after witnessing their cuteness Spidey couldn’t find it within himself to beat the ever-loving crap out of them.
SCRAT OVERTAKES SPIDEY AS ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT HAS BECOME #1 FILM IN THE WORLD
4TH CHAPTER IN ANIMATED FRANCHISE OPENS AS THE #1 FILM IN U.S.
WITH $46.629 MILLION FOR A GLOBAL TALLY OF $385 MILLION…AND COUNTING
“ICE AGE”: FRANCHISE CUME: $2.3 BILLION
The acorn-loving movie icon Scrat said “nuts” to Spider-Man, as ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT, the fourth installment of 20th Century Fox’s blockbuster animated franchise, took in an amazing $46.629 million in domestic box office over the weekend – beating last week’s box office champ, “The Amazing Spider-Man,” and even besting the $41.7 million, three-day start of IA: CD’s predecessor, 2009′s “Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs.”
The new film, like its predecessors, continues to be a juggernaut internationally, cementing its position as the #1 film there and, now with its big domestic opening…in the world. The global tally for IA:CD is a monolithic $385 million, and the “Ice Age” movie franchise take now stands at $2.3 billion.
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SOURCE: 20th Century Fox