LOS ANGELES (Web Desk) – “The Angry Birds Movie” has knocked “Captain America” off the top spot of the North American box office charts in just its first week of release.

The film, based on the video game, made $39m (£27m) over the weekend, pushing the Disney Marvel comic adaptation, currently in its fourth week at the box office, into second place with $33.1m (£23m) in earnings over the weekend.


The Angry Birds Movie has been adapted from the game made by Rovio Animation at a cost of $73m (£50m) and has already done well internationally, raking in $150m (£104m) worldwide, according to its distributors Sony, BBC reported.

The animation features the voices of Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad and Danny McBride as the feathered stars.