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'Ant-Man' tops weekend with $58-million opening, 'Trainwreck' debuts at No. 3

'Ant-Man' tops weekend with $58-million opening, 'Trainwreck' debuts at No. 3

Superhero film "Ant-Man" topped the weekend with $58 million, marking the 12th consecutive Marvel film to open in first place. Going into the weekend, "Ant-Man" was expected to open with up to $65 million, much like Marvel's 2011 titles "Captain America: The First Avenger" and "Thor." However, Disney adjusted its tracking expectations on Saturday evening after news of severe weather in parts of the Midwest and rain in Southern California, which likely slowed weekend grosses. Instead, the film's opening is on par with Marvel's “The Incredible Hulk,” which launched with $55 million in the United...