Sun Apr 27, 2014 2:31 pm
The Other Woman has beaten Captain America: The Winter Soldier at the US box office.
The Cameron Diaz comedy brings the Marvel sequel's three-week run at the top of the chart to an end after taking $24.7m during its opening weekend.
Fox's senior vice president of domestic distribution Spencer Klein said: "The combination of the three actresses and a fun movie really struck a chord."
Captain America: The Winter Soldier dropped to second place, taking $16.04m on its fourth weekend.
The Chris Evans film's domestic total now stands at an impressive $224.9 million and becomes the top-grossing April release of all time in North America.
Heaven is for Real took $13.8m in third place, dropping 38.7% from last weekend. The religious film's domestic total now stands at over $50 million.
Rio 2 slipped to fourth place with $13.65m, while Paul Walker's second to last film before Fast & Furious 7, Brick Mansions, opened with $9.6m.
Horror movie The Quiet Ones had an underwhelming opening weekend, debuting at number seven with ticket sales of $4m.
Transcendence, Bears, Divergent and A Haunted House 2 also featured in this week's top ten.
The US weekend box office top ten for April 27 is as follows:
1. (-) The Other Woman - $24,700,000
2. (1) Captain America: The Winter Soldier - $16,048,000
3. (2) Heaven is for Real - $13,800,000
4. (3) Rio 2 - $13,650,000
5. (-) Brick Mansions - $9,600,000
6. (4) Transcendence - $4,105,000
7. (-) The Quiet Ones - $4,000,000
8. (10) Bears - $3,606,000
9. (7) Divergent - $3,600,000
10. (5) A Haunted House 2 - $3,265,000