Melissa McCarthy attends the premiere of "Spy" at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on June 1, 2015, in New York.
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By Jack Linshi
June 7, 2015

The Melissa McCarthy-starring comedy film Spy saw a strong opening weekend, earning $30 million in domestic theaters between Friday and Sunday.

The Chernin Entertainment film, featuring McCarthy as a desk-bound CIA analyst who becomes a field agent, was able to take the top slot despite low ticket sales this summer compared to one year ago, Variety reports. While the weekend marked the third straight decline compared to last year’s numbers, movie theaters are expecting next week’s Jurassic World premiere—projected to earn up to $100 million—to help boost summer ticket sales.

According to box office tracker Rentrak, the Warner Bros. disaster film San Andreas, which debuted last week at No. 1, fell to second with $26.4 million. Insidious: Chapter 3 was in third with about $23 million. Two other Warner Bros. flicks rounded out the top 5: Entourage came in at No. 4 with $10.4 million and Mad Max: Fury Road nabbed $7.9 million.

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