The Morgan Spurlock film, starring boyband members Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles, Niall Horan and Liam Payne, raked in $17 million domestically and approximately $14.5 million elsewhere around the world.
The tally pushed Lee Daniels’ The Butler, starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, to second place. The film tells the story of a butler who served eight US presidents during his tenure at the White House, made more than $14.7 million in its third week, according to early estimates.
John Cusack, Jane Fonda, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Terrence Howard, Lenny Kravitz, James Marsden, Vanessa Redgrave, Liev Schreiber and Robin Williams also feature, while Minka Kelly, Mariah Carey and Alex Pettyfer have minor roles. 4music
Rawson Marshall Thurber comedy We're the Millers followed at three with over $12.6 million
The film follows Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Ed Helms and Emma Roberts as their characters create a fake family in order to pull off an elaborate heist.
Animated adventure Planes jumped from five to four, adding more than $7.7 million to its four-week total, now exceeding more than $102 million worldwide.
Dane Cook, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards, Teri Hatcher, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and John Cleese are among a list of stars lending their voices to the Klay Hall film, about a cropdusting plane named Dusty who sets out to conquer his fear of heights and take part in an aerial race.
Comedic drama Instructions Not Included rounded out the top five.
The Eugenio Derbez film, about a man and his adopted daughter forced to deal with new realities when her birth mother resurfaces, debuted with $7.5 million.