UPDATED: Director Tyler Perry suffers a career worst with "Single Moms Club," "Grand Budapest Hotel" earns a massive $3.6 million from only 66 theaters, and "Veronica Mars" takes in $2 million from 291 locations.
The Aaron Paul racing pic will now have to vie with "300: Rise of an Empire" for the No. 2 spot; Tyler Perry facing worst opening of his directing career with "The Single Moms Club," while "Veronica Mars" wows in limited release. READ MORE
UPDATED: Adapted from the wildly popular Electronic Arts video game, the DreamWorks and Disney action film stars "Breaking Bad's" Aaron Paul; "Veronica Mars" nabs a pleasing $260,000 from 17 fan screenings and midnight runs in 95 theaters.
The performance of the Aaron Paul action pic comes at a crucial time for DreamWorks as Steven Spielberg's partner Stacey Snider contemplates a jump to Fox; "Veronica Mars," Tyler Perry's "Single Mom's Night Out" and "Bad Words" also open.
The video game adaptation from DreamWorks stars Aaron Paul as a man who was double crossed and is out for revenge. To get it, he needs to get across the country -- fast -- with both cops and bad guys on his tail. READ MORE