The animated Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse has swung to the top of the domestic box office in its first weekend in theaters. Sony Pictures on Sunday estimates that the film has earned $35.4 million from North American theaters, reports the AP. Critics have praised the film focusing on Miles Morales, and audiences in exit surveys gave it a rare A+ CinemaScore, which is a first for a Spider-Man film.
The Clint Eastwood-directed drug smuggling drama The Mule debuted in second place with an estimated $17.2 million. It's his first major role in a film since 2012. Not all the new films were so lucky, however. The Peter Jackson-produced epic Mortal Engines bombed in North American theaters, taking in only $7.5 million in ticket sales against a reported $100 million production budget.
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