Sean Penn's "The Gunman" was no match for the rebel kids of "Insurgent."
According Rentrak estimates Sunday, the second installment in the "Divergent" series easily topped the box office with $54 million from 3,875 theaters.
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Both "The Hunger Games" and the "Twilight" films boasted opening weekend gains with their second films, but "Insurgent's" opening nearly matches that of its predecessor, "Divergent," which debuted to $54.6 million just last year.
"Cinderella," meanwhile, fell 49 percent to take second place with $34.5 million.
"The Gunman" did not fare as well. The Sean Penn-led geopolitical thriller opened in fourth place, behind "Run All Night," with an estimated $5 million.
"Kingsman: The Secret Service" rounded out the top five with $4.6 million in its sixth weekend in theaters.