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“Mr. Peabody & Sherman” beats last week’s number one contender to take the top spot at the domestic box office. The animated movie by Fox/DreamWorks steals the top spot with an estimated $21.2 million for a domestic total of $63.2 million. Internationally, the movie that follows a brilliant talking dog and his human boy pal raked in an additional $15.3 million for an international gross of $148.8 million. “300: Rise of an Empire” slides to second place from the top spot last week with an estimated $19.1 million. Overseas, the gory action drama adds another $41.3 million pushing its foreign total to $158 million.

"Mr. Peabody & Sherman" Poster

“Mr. Peabody & Sherman” Poster

Aaron Paul’s “Need for Speed” kicked off its first weekend taking third place with approximately $17.8 million. The rather disappointing domestic debut was saved by the foreign markets. The movie based on the popular video game of the same name raked in $63.4 million in its first week. Paul’s Tobey Marshall takes on ex-NASCAR driver Dino Brewster (Dominic Cooper). Marshall is out of prison for a crime he didn’t commit, and back onto the streets to enforce his own brand of justice.

Watch the Full Trailer ‘Need for Speed‘

Image courtesy of Yahoo movies

Image courtesy of Yahoo movies

The top 5 spots is rounded up with Liam Neeson’s “Non-Stop” sliding down one spot to number 4 this week, adding approximately $10.6 million. Tyler Perry’s The Single Moms Club” debut at No. 5 with an estimated $8.3 million. This also marks Perry’s second worst opening in his feature directing career behind “Daddy’s Little Girls” with $11.2 million.

The long-awaited Kickstarter funded “Veronica Mars” flick (made on a shoestring budget of $6 million) debut at no.10 with approximately $2 million.

Watch the First Trailer for Veronica Mars

Quick look at the top-grossing pictures in North American theaters, courtesy of Box Office Mojo:

  1. “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” – $21.2 million
  2. “300: Rise of an Empire” – $19.1 million
  3. “Need for Speed” – $17.8 million
  4. “Non-Stop” – $10.6 million
  5. “The Single Moms Club” – $8.3 million
  6. “The Lego Movie” – $7.7 million
  7. “Son of God” – $5.4 million
  8. “The Grand Budapest Hotel” – $3.6 million
  9. “Frozen (2013)” – $2.1 million
  10. “Veronica Mars” – $2 million