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Weekend Box Office Report: 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' Takes Top Spot

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- On Memorial Day weekend at the movies, it was a case of pirates triumphing over aliens and guardians.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, starring Johnny Depp in the fifth entry in the popular Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, earned an estimated $62-million on its opening weekend for an easy first-place finish.

The runner-up was the holdover, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, which took in $20-million

Another new attraction, Baywatch, the lifeguard comedy with Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron, based on the television series of the same name, was third with $18-million.

And the top five were rounded out with holdovers Alien: Covenant, fourth with $11-million, and Everything, Everything, fifth with $6-million.

Overall, industry-wide totals were slightly better than those of last weekend, and about the same as those of a year ago.

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