The Magnificent Seven: Rocks the box office With $35 million Debut

Los Angeles: Denzel Washington hit the bullseye again. "The Magnificent Seven," the Oscar-winner's first western, topped the box office, picking up a solid $35 million.

The Magnificent 7" beats over Warner Bros' feature cartoon film "Storks", leading weekend box office in North America. Opening at 3,674 locations, "The Magnificent 7" was predicted to sell about $35 million worth of tickets in the United States and Canada, and be the most popular movie in North America this weekend. "The Magnificent Seven" delivered an "A-" from opening day audiences on CinemaScore and currently holds a 63 percent positive critics on RottenTomatoes. "Storks" opened in second with an estimate of $21.8 million in projected sales from 3,922 locations in North America. First-night moviegoers give "Storks" an "A-" rating and critics rate 63 percent positive on it. "Storks" debuted in 33 international markets this weekend and brought in an estimated $18.3 million, China, Mexico, Russia, Brazil and Australia are included in the screening countries. In China, "Storks" finished second with an estimated $5.2 million, just a half million behind "Hotel Transylvania" in 2012. And in third place, "Sully" was on track to deal $13.8 million in tickets this weekend, for a domestic running total of $92.4 million over three weeks. The 10 most popular movies this week were "Bridget Jones's Baby" ($4.5 million), "Snowden" ($4.1 million), "Blair Witch" ($3.4 million), "Don't Breathe" ($3.8 million), "Suicide Squad" ($3.1 million), "When The Bough Breaks" ($2.5 million) and "Kubo And The Two Strings" (1.1 million).