Dreamworks’ newest venture Home was majorly successful this weekend, garnering a cool $54 million in box office profits. That’s in the same range as Big Hero 6, who recently took in a similar amount, and the largest amount a Dreamworks film has taken since it partnered with Fox in 2013.
The film will likely wind up with around $180 million. Not too shabby.
As Box Office Mojo points out, this year has already been a great one for family films. Spongebob, Cinderella and now Home were all great flicks, and upcoming movies like Minions and The Peanuts Movie will only add to this year’s selection.
Meanwhile, Get Hard overcame some negative reviews to take second place at $34.6 million. That — believe it or not — is the third highest opening weekend for a Will Ferrell movie ever, and second for Kevin Hart (in a leading role).
While It Follows didn’t open this weekend, it did expand to 1,218 theaters nationwide, following almost unanimously good reviews. The indie horror flick took in just over $4 million, and will expand to even more theaters this weekend.
Here’s the full box office (via Box Office Mojo):
1. Home (2015) $54,000,000
2. Get Hard $34,610,000
3. The Divergent Series: Insurgent $22,075,000
4. Cinderella (2015) $17,515,000
5. It Follows $4,021,000
6. Kingsman: The Secret Service $3,050,000
7. Run All Night $2,205,000
8. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel $2,185,000
9. Do You Believe? $2,150,000
10. The Gunman $2,045,000