It was a bit of a surprising roundup this weekend at the Box Office. It seems that America wanted to share it’s love for it’s favorite past-time by checking out the Jackie Robinson film, 42. The movie raked in $27mil and beat out the other premiere, Scary Movie 5; which only brought in $15mil. The rest of the Box Office also ended up pushing G.I. Joe: Retaliation past the $100mil mark, making it an official blockbuster!

 Title Weekend Total
1.  42 $27,250,000 $27.2
2.  Scary Movie 5 $15,153,000 $15.1
3.  The Croods $13,200,000 $142.5
4.  G.I. Joe: Retaliation $10,800,000 $102.4
5.  Evil Dead (2013) $9,500,000 $41.5
6.  Jurassic Park 3D $8,820,000 $31.9
7.  Olympus Has Fallen $7,283,000 $81.8
8.  Oz the Great & Powerful $4,923,000 $219.4
9.  Tyler Perry’s Temptation $4,500,000 $45.4
10.  The Place Beyond the Pines $4,079,000 $5.4

The rest of the films in the top 10 rounded out with Tyler Perry’s Temptation and The Place Beyond the Pines both making around $4mil. Next week, we have Tom Cruise and Joseph Kosinski’s return to cinema’s with, Oblivion; which is expected for a $40mil opening weekend. Stay tuned here to DFAT to find out what happens!


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