Octavia Spencer

'Zootopia' and 'London Has Fallen' unseat 'Deadpool' at top of box office

A profane superhero was no match for a computer-animated rabbit-fox duo or a Morgan Freeman action thriller at the weekend box office. “Deadpool,” in its third week, fell to third place behind new releases “Zootopia,” from Disney, and Focus Features’ “London Has Fallen.”

“Zootopia” grossed an estimated $73.7 million in the U.S. and Canada to take the top spot. It beat analyst expectations of $60 million, becoming the fourth-largest March opening weekend in industry history.

The Burbank studio's film takes place in a society of talking animals and follows the adventures of a rabbit cop and...