Disney’s remake roared, despite lukewarm reviews from critics.
Moviegoers shrugged off both sequels.
‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ takes the top spot this weekend.
Disney’s remake of its 1992 animated classic stars Will Smith.
The Lionsgate action sequel exceeded expectations.
Audiences and critics love the Disney-Marvel superhero film.
The comedy topped “Hellboy,” which failed to generate much heat.
Oscar-winning actor’s stoner comedy co-starring Snoop Dogg made a disastrous debut.
Marketing, social media and urban audiences are huge factors in the film’s success.
Acclaimed horror film performed particularly well in New York, Washington DC, and Baltimore.