I saw and liked NEIGHBORS, but I never loved it. That said, it has some inspired scenes, but I never loved it.

Box office report: ‘Neighbors’ beats ‘Spider-Man 2’ with $51 million haul

New film Neighbors (Cinema Score: B) easily won the domestic box office battle this weekend. Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, and Zac Efron’s frat comedy earned an estimated $51.1 million, making for a global total of $85 million so far. Last week’s No. 1 movie, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, fell to second place, with a weekend gross of $37.2 million for a cumulative domestic gross of $147.9 million and a worldwide gross of $550 million. The Other Woman, meanwhile, raked in $9.2 million for a domestic total of $61.7 million.

Here’s the Top 5:
1. Neighbors – $51.1 million (domestic total: $51.1 million)
2. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – $37.2 million (domestic total: $147.9 million)
3. The Other Woman – $9.25 million (domestic total $61.7 million)
4. Heaven Is For Real – $7 million (domestic total: $75.2 million)
5. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – $5.6 million (domestic total: $244.9 million)

Outside the Top 5, Moms’ Night Out earned $4.2 million in its first weekend and Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return opened with $3.71 million.
New films in limited release included writer-director-star Jon Favreau’s culinary-themed concoction Chef, which opened with $204,000 from six locations, and the James Franco-starring Palo Alto, which took in $80,000 from four locations.