"The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water" handily soaked up the No. 1 spot in this weekend's box office with an estimated $56 million in its debut week.

"American Sniper" fell out of the top spot after three weeks but continued to do well, earning $24.2 million, while "Jupiter Ascending" finished third with a disappointing $19 million.

Another big-budget flop, "Seventh Son", debuted in fourth place with $7.1 million, and "Paddington" rounded out the top five with a $5.3 million take.

The top ten:

1. "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water" $56 million

2. "American Sniper" $24.2 million

3. "Jupiter Ascending" $19 million

4. "Seventh Son" $7.1 million

5. "Paddington" $5.3 million

6. "Project Almanac" $5.3 million

7. "The Imitation Game" $4.8 million

8. "The Wedding Ringer" $4.8 million

9. "Black or White" $4.5 million

10. "The Boy Next Door" $4.1 million