Super 8 drops 40% to take second place with $21.2 million while Mr. Popper's Penguins debuts in third place with $18.2 million.
The cuddly aquatic water birds steal the show from Jim Carrey in this Friday's hysterical family adventure.
Or does Mr. Popper's Penguins have enough charm to win that coveted top spot at the box office?
Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, and Angela Lansbury star in this comedy about a man who turns his growing group of penguins into a performance troupe.
Jim Carrey stars as a man who starts a performance troupe with his penguins in Mark Waters' new comedy.
Jim Carrey stars as a man who creates a traveling road show for his penguins in this adaptation of Richard Atwater's book.
Fox also moves Mr. Popper's Penguins from August 12 to June 17 and The Big Year will open on October 14.
Mark Waters directs this comedy about a man who puts on a show featuring his inherited penguins.
The actor interacts with one of his penguins in this upcoming Mark Waters comedy.
Jim Carrey and Carla Gugino will headline this comedy about a man who inherits a group of penguins.
Mark Waters is directing the film with Jared Stern rewriting Sean Anders and John Morris' script.
The director is being wooed by Fox to bring this children's book from 1938 to the big screen.