Boy band One Direction sang its way to the top of North American cinema box offices over the weekend, studio estimates showed Sunday.
The tour documentary about the five-member British-Irish band brought in 17 million dollars in its opening weekend, according to initial estimates at the start of a three-day holiday weekend in the US.
Historical drama Lee Daniels’ The Butler took in 14.7 million dollars as it fell to second place after three weeks in cinemas.
Comedy We’re the Millers with Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis sold 12.6 million dollars for third place. (dpa)