Neighbors debuts on top at US box office

Neighbors has debuted at top of the US box office this weekend with $51m.

Starring Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne and Zac Efron, the film knocks The Amazing Spider-Man 2 off the top spot.

The comic book sequel drops to second place with $37.2 million. Its has earned $147.9m since debuting at number one.

The two films are followed by The Other Woman in third place. The comedy, starring Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton, earned $9.2m.

The Other Woman, with a total earning of $61.7m, is another former number one.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier remains in the top ten, landing in fifth place with $5.6m. It has earned approximately $244.9m so far.

Elsewhere, Mum’s Night Out debuts at seven with $4.2, followed by Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return in eighth with $3.7m.

Divergent is slowly slipping out of the top ten, dropping from seven to nine with earnings of $1.7m.

Heaven is for Real (4), Rio 2 (6) and Brick Mansions (10) round off the top ten.

The US weekend box office top ten for May 11 is as follows:
1. (-) Neighbors – $51,070,000
2. (1) The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – $37,200,000
3. (2) The Other Woman – $9,250,000
4. (3) Heaven is for Real – $7,000,000
5. (4) Captain America: The Winter Soldier – $5,619,000
6. (5) Rio 2 – $5,125,000
7. (-) Mums’ Night Out – $4,200,000
8. (-) Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return – $3,705,000
9. (7) Divergent – $1,700,000
10. (6) Brick Mansions – $1,480,000

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