“Spider-Man 2″ Swings Into Top Spot

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Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield and Dane DeHaan attend the 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rise Of Electro' Berlin Premiere at Hotel Adlon on April 15, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images for Sony Pictures)

Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield and Dane DeHaan attend the ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rise Of Electro’ Berlin Premiere at Hotel Adlon on April 15, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images for Sony Pictures)

Taste Of The Town

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite mixed reviews, Spider-Man can still sling it at the box office.

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ debuted with $92 million at the box office over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. It was a solid opening for Sony’s Columbia Pictures, which has released five movies about Marvel’s web-slinging superhero in the last 14 years.

The rebooted franchise starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone isn’t performing quite as strongly as Sam Raimi’s trilogy with Tobey Maguire. Two of those films opened well above $100 million.

Last week’s No. 1 film, the female revenge comedy “The Other Woman,” slid to second with a distant $14 million.

The release of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ essentially kicks off Hollywood’s summer season and its annual parade of sequels and spectacle.

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