'Ender's Game' tops 'Bad Grandpa' at weekend box office

'Ender's Game' tops 'Bad Grandpa' at weekend box office

Credit: Lionsgate Entertainment

Directed by Gavin Hood (X-Men Origins: Wolverine), "Ender's Game" takes you on a wild space journey with a complex struggle for Earth’s survival. It stars Ben Kingsley (left), Harrison Ford (middle) and Asa Butterfield (right).

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by JESSICA HERNDON

Associated Press

Posted on November 3, 2013 at 3:07 PM

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - "Ender's Game" scored the No. 1 slot at the weekend box office, earning $28 million in its opening weekend and sending "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" into second place, according to studio estimates Sunday.

"Ender's Game," based on the novel by Orson Scott Card, stars Asa Butterfield and Harrison Ford as intergalactic soldiers.

Paramount's candid-camera comedy starring Johnny Knoxville disguised as an old man brought in another $20.5 million in its second weekend, with a domestic total reaching more than $62 million.

Overseas, "Thor: The Dark World" earned $109.4 million in its first international weekend. The superhero sequel opens domestically next weekend.
 

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