|Still from Super 8|
Producer Steven Spielberg makes a triumphant return to the top with J.J. Abram's latest Super 8. The Sci-fi Thriller brought in $37 million in its debut for Paramount Pictures. A critical success also, it garnered an 82% rating at Rotten Tomatoes.
X-Men: First Class slips to second spot this weekend with $25 million in its second week, bringing its tally to $98.8 million domestically. The Hangover Part II is still going strong for Warner Bros., slipping to third this weekend with a respectable $18.5 million and to-date it has earned $216.5 million in its three-week run.
Kung-Fu Panda 2 places in fourth with $16.3 million this weekend. Meanwhile, Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer debuts in sixth spot with $6.2 million and Woody Allen's latest Midnight in Paris sits in eighth spot for a second consecutive week after having expanded to 944 theatres with $6.1 million.
Fast Five after a valiant seven-week run rounds out the Top Ten with $1.7 million, now surpassing $205 million in earnings in North America.