'Wonder Woman' is queen of the box office with $103.1 million weekend

PHOTO: Gal Gadot in "Wonder Woman."PlayClay Enos/Warner Bros.
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"Wonder Woman" displayed some girl power this weekend with an estimated $103.1 million opening -- the biggest for a female-directed feature and $15 million more than the previous record-holder, "Fifty Shades of Grey."

Warner Bros. on Monday revised its earlier estimate of $100.5 million.

The film, directed by Patty Jenkins and starring Gal Gadot, also had the largest opening for a female-led comic adaptation, crushing "Ghost in the Shell," starring Scarlett Johansson, which premiered with $18 million.

Internationally, "Wonder Woman" brought in upwards of $122 million in its opening weekend.

"Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie," the animated feature starring the voices of Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Ed Helms, Nick Kroll and Jordan Peele, took second place, with an estimated $23.5 million haul.

Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated weekend gross ticket sales:

  • 1. "Wonder Woman," $103.1 million
  • 2. "Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie," $23.5 million
  • 3. "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales," $21.6 million
  • 4. "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2," $9.7 million
  • 5. "Baywatch," $8.5 million
  • 6. "Alien: Covenant," $4 million
  • 7. "Everything, Everything," $3.3 million
  • 8. "Snatched," $1,3 million
  • 9. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul," $1.2 million
  • 10. "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword," $1.17 million
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