Ice Age Freezes Out Spider-Man

Fox cartoon sequel opens with $46 million
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 15, 2012 4:31 PM CDT

(Newser) Ice Age: Prehistoric Drift scored a $46 million debut this weekend and beat out The Amazing Spider-Man ($35 million), but failed to match the Ice Age best bow ever. That crown goes to Ice Age: The Meltdown, which opened to $68 million in 2006. Among other weekend films, Oliver Stone's Savages ($8.7 million) fell to sixth and Katy Perry: Part of Me ($3.7 million) held onto eighth. Ted ($22 million) and Magic Mike ($9 million) kept playing well, while Focus' sturdy indie flick Moonrise Kingdom ($3.7 million) filled the nine-hole, says the Hollywood Reporter. (Read more box office stories.)

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