Big Hero 6 has debuted at the top of the US box office.
The animated action comedy, directed by Don Hall and Chris Williams, raked in $56.2 million at the weekend, according to early estimates.
Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter, Daniel Henney, T.J. Miller, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans Jr., Maya Rudolph and James Cromwell are among actors lending their voices to the feature, about an inflatable robot and his prodigy who join a group of friends to form a band of heroes.
Christopher Nolan’s highly-anticipated sci-fi drama Interstellar came in second in its debut weekend with $50 million.
The film did, however, top box offices worldwide, with a $132.3 million earnings report, according to Variety.
Ellen Burstyn, Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Mackenzie Foy and John Lithgow star in the film, about a group of explorers who discover a wormhole in space travel.
Gone Girl trailed far behind at three with $6.1 million in earnings.
Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike star in the David Fincher adaptation based on Gillian Flynn’s best-selling novel, about a man accused of murder when his wife disappears, leading the couple to uncover dark secrets about one another.
Ouija followed at four, raking in $6 million.
The horror flick, directed by Stiles White, stars Olivia Cooke, Ana Coto, Daren Kagasoff and Bianca A. Santos in the story of a group of friends who awaken something evil in an ancient spirit board.
Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Chris O’Dowd and Terrence Howard round out the top five with St. Vincent.
The Theodore Melfi comedy, about a young boy who finds an unlikely friend in a war veteran during his parents’ divorce, earned $5.7 million.
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