New releases featuring Tom Cruise and Adam Sandler lost out to older titles at the box office[票房] this past weekend, with 'Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted' claiming the top spot for the second weekend in a row.
The DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc.[梦工厂] DWA +1.18%movie took in $35.5 million, bringing its cumulative[累积的] domestic total to $120.5 million. 'Madagascar 3' faced little competition on the family-film front, though that will change with Friday's opening of 'Brave,' from Walt Disney Co.'s DIS -0.19% Pixar Animation Studios[华特-迪士尼公司旗下皮克斯动画工作室].
'Prometheus,' the science-fiction thriller from director Ridley Scott, was No. 2. 'Prometheus,' from News Corp.'s NWSA +1.06%Twentieth Century Fox[新闻集团旗下20世纪福克斯], grossed $20.2 million, bringing its cumulative domestic receipts to $88.9 million. News Corp. also owns The Wall Street Journal.