The big screen adaptation of Dan Brown’s bestselling Angels & Demons, Tom Hanks and director Ron Howard’s follow-up to The Da Vinci Code, wrestled away the top spot at the weekend box office from Star Trek, with a haul just north of $46 million. J.J. Abrams’ aforementioned space adventure reboot, meanwhile, added $43 million to its $147.6 million two-week domestic tally. Placing third for the weekend was Wolverine, with $14.7 million, and now a hearty $151 million gate overall, Stateside.
Rounding out the top 10 were Matthew McConaughey‘s Ghosts of Girlfriends Past ($6.7 million, $39.8 million overall); Obsessed ($4.6 million, $62.6 million overall); 17 Again ($3.4 million, $58.4 overall); the 3-D animated Monsters vs. Aliens ($3.2 million, $190.7 cumulatively); The Soloist ($2.4 million, $27.5 million overall); Next Day Air ($2.2 million, $7.6 million overall); and the Disney nature documentary Earth ($1.7 million, $29.1 million overall). In its fourth week of limited release, meanwhile, James Toback’s Tyson documentary edged up to a $500,000 cumulative domestic take.