The new animated comedy, The Croods: A New Age, a sequel to 2013 film The Croods, took over the top spot at the weekend box office. Featuring the voices of Nicolas Cage, Catherine Keener and Emma Stone, it had an early opening on Wednesday and took in $9.7 million over the weekend for a five-day total of $17 million.
Last weekend's top film, the comedy/horror Freaky starring Vince Vaughn, dropped a spot to second in its third weekend in theaters, earning an extra $700,000 for a total of $7 million at the domestic box office.
The War with Grandpa starring Robert De Niro and Oakes Fegley dropped back down to third, having risen to second place last weekend, earning an additional $643,937 for an eight-week total of $17.3 million.
Rounding out the top five was the horror movie Come Play about a monster who uses a lonely little boy to invade his home. It took in an additional $387,000 for a five-week total of $8.8 million. ~Alexandra Heilbron