Box Office Top 3: 'Angry Birds' Knocks Captain America From His Perch
Taking the No. 1 spot this week that movie featuring those hostile birds from that popular mobile app.By Jamal Andress | May 22, 2016
Feature films draw inspiration from everywhere: TV, fairytales and, now, apps.
Taking the No. 1 spot this week is a birds movie based on an app — a concept that surely would make Alfred Hitchcock turn over in his grave. "Angry Birds" is set to bring in an estimated $39 million in its debut weekend. It's a solid opening for an animated film and one of the best openings of all time for a movie based on a video game.