'Maleficent' casts spell on box office, takes top spot
Sunday, June 01, 2014 - 00:41
June 1 - 'Maleficent,' starring Angelina Jolie, captivates moviegoers over the weekend, bringing in $70 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates. Gavino Garay reports.
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Disney's take on "Sleeping Beauty" is casting a spell at the box office, sweeping in a neat $70 million in North American ticket sales, according to studio estimates.
The special effects packed movie stars Angelina Jolie as the black-robed, wicked fairy godmother.
It finished well ahead of last week's box office winner, "X-Men: Days of Future Past," which took in $32.6 million at U.S. and Canadian theaters.
'X-men' stars Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart and is based on the Marvel Comic series.
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