“Ender’s Game” Wins Weekend Box Office


0  Updated at 2:38 pm, November 3rd, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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Kevin Winter/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Ender’s Game won the box office, bringing in $28 million in its opening weekend.

The film, an adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s novel, follows a young boy who is recruited and trained to lead a military into battle against an alien race that has invaded a futuristic Earth. Rated PG-13, Ender’s Game‘s cast includes stars like Harrison Ford and Ben Kingsley alongside The Help‘s Viola Davis.

After leading the pack last weekend, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa came in second place this weekend with newly-opened films Last Vegas and Free Birds finishing second and third.

Here are the top ten films from the weekend box office according to boxofficemojo.com:

1. Ender’s Game: $28 million

2. Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa: $20.5 million

3. Last Vegas: $16.52 million

4. Free Birds: $16.2 million

5. Gravity: $13.13 million

6. Captain Phillips: $8.5 million

7. 12 Years A Slave: $4.6 million

8. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2: $4.2 million

9. Carrie (2013): $3.4 million

10. The Counselor: $3.25 million

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