Rihanna ’s animated film titled “ Home” opened at No.
1 at the box office this weekend.
The film which about a teenage girl ( Rihanna) who
teams up with a misfit alien (Jim Parsons) raked in
$54 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Overseas, it earned $48.2 million for a whopping
worldwide total of $102.2 million.
“ Home ’s $54 million opening ranks 8th all-time for
DreamWorks Animation (3rd all-time for a non-sequel),”
It far exceeded expectations and beat out the Will
Ferrell and Kevin Hart comedy Get Hard, which
opened at No. 2 with $34.6 million.
The 3D movie, which also stars Steve Martin and
Jennifer Lopez, marks the best opening for a
DreamWorks Animation film since Madagascar 3:
Europe’s Most Wanted ($60.3 million) in summer
2012 and the third-best showing ever for a DWA title.