JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer
NEW YORK (AP) – “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water” finally unseated Clint Eastwood’s runaway hit “American Sniper” at the weekend box office, while a pair of high-priced fantasies flopped.
According to estimates Sunday, Paramount Pictures’ “SpongeBob Movie” earned $ 56 million, a huge debut for the animated Nickelodeon big-screen transfer. That finally pushed “American Sniper” off the top spot after a three-week… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'SpongeBob' Dethrones 'American Sniper,' Takes No. 1 Spot