Captain America and Iron Man found their match at the weekend box office in a group of furious fowl.
Sony Pictures and Rovio Entertainment's "The Angry Birds Movie" dethroned "Captain America: Civil War," the comic book mashup from Walt Disney Co.'s Marvel Studios, while new releases “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising” from Universal and Warner Bros.’ “The Nice Guys” found themselves relatively close behind.
“Angry Birds” pulled in an estimated $39 million in the U.S. and Canada, coming in just shy of analysts’ $40-million projections.
“It’s a huge success already,” said Rory Bruer, Sony’s distribution chief. “The movie is playing well...