Jackie Robinson tale '42' scores with $27.3M debut
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Baseball has scored a rare hit in Hollywood as the Jackie Robinson tale "42" took in $27.3 million to claim the weekend box-office championship.
The Warner Bros. film biography easily beat an established franchise in "Scary Movie 5." According to studio estimates Sunday, the Weinstein Co. sequel opened in second-place with $15.2 million, the smallest debut for the horror-comedy series.
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