Spider-Man 2 Opens Strong, Falls Short

Andrew Garfield-Emma Stone reboot is playing as well with audiences
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted May 4, 2014 11:55 AM CDT
This image released by Sony Pictures shows Jamie Foxx as Electro in the film, "The Amazing Spider-Man 2."    (Uncredited)
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(Newser) The Amazing Spider-Man 2 kicked off what's seen as the start of Hollywood's summer season this weekend with a muscular $92 million haul that nonetheless fell well short of others in the franchise, short of expectations, and short of the biggest opening of 2014—which the LA Times notes is still held by Captain America: The Winter Soldier. As per the AP, The Other Woman slid to a distant No. 2, with $14 million. For a review roundup of the latest in the Spidey series, click here. (Read more The Amazing Spider-Man stories.)

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