Will Smith has done it again. His new superhero movie, Hancock, has soared to the number one spot at the box office this holiday weekend. Landing with a total gross of more than $107 million, the movie marks Smith’s fifth number one opening over the July 4th weekend.
Meanwhile, the lovable robot flick WALL-E dropped down to the number two spot, earning $33.4 million. The Angelina Jolie thriller, Wanted, moved to the number three spot, scoring $20.6 million this weekend. Steve Carell’s Get Smart made just over $11.1 million, while Kung Fu Panda earned $7.5 million, bringing the movie’s total gross to almost $200 million since its release one month ago.
Can Will Smith’s power hold strong next weekend against the demon hero’s return in Guillermo del Toro’s Hellboy II: The Golden Army? Find out on next week’s Top of the Box Office report.