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The big weekend opening for Tom Cruise’s “Edge of Tomorrow” was spoiled by Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort “Fault in Our Stars”. The romantic comedy-drama film is based on the novel of the same name by John Green, the fifth novel by the author published in January 2012. The story follows a sixteen-year-old cancer patient who is forced by her parents to attend a support group, where she subsequently meets a boy and falls in love.

Also see: Action Packed Trailer for Edge of Tomorrow starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt

"The Fault in Our Stars" Poster

“The Fault in Our Stars” Poster

The Josh Boone directed pic is at the top of the box office chart with $48.2 million. Angelina Jolie’s Maleficent slips to second place this week, adding another $33,5 million. “Edge of Tomorrow” only managed to take third place on the podium with its $29,1 million opening. Made on a reported budget of $178 million, the futuristic film about waging war against an alien race raked in a total worldwide cume of $140,1 million.

"Edge of Tomorrow" Poster

“Edge of Tomorrow” Poster

The top 5 is rounded up with Marvel’s “X-Men: Days of Future Past” with an estimated $14.7 million, while “A Million Ways to Die in the West” is in fifth position this week with an estimated $7.1 million. The Garteh Edwards Directed Godzilla, Zac Efron & Seth Rogen’s Neighbors and Adam Sandler & Drew Barrymore’s Blended is still holding on in the top 10.

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

  1. The Fault in our Stars – $48,200,000
  2. Maleficent – $33,523,000
  3. Edge of Tomorrow – $29,105,000
  4. X-Men: Days of Future Past – $14,700,000
  5. A Million Ways to Die in the West – $7,189,000
  6. Godzilla (2014) – $5,950,000
  7. Neighbors – $5,201,000
  8. Blended – $4,050,000
  9. Chef – $2,600,000
  10. Million Dollar Arm – $1,822,000