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’Star Trek’ beams up $70.1M at box office

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Associated Press
May 20, 2013

“Star Trek: Into Darkness” didn’t warp past its predecessor. 

The sci-fi sequel directed by J.J. Abrams earned $70.1 million in its opening weekend. The original “Trek” reboot starring fresh faces as the crew of the Enterprise opened with $75.2 million in 2009. 

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Hollywood.com, are: 

1. “Star Trek: Into Darkness,” Paramount, $70,165,559, 3,868 locations, $18,140 average, $83,701,981, one week. 

2. “Iron Man 3,” Disney, $35,770,094, 4,237 locations, $8,442 average, $337,661,977, three weeks. 

3. “The Great Gatsby,” Warner Bros., $23,939,228, 3,550 locations, $6,743 average, $90,682,832, two weeks. 

4. “Pain & Gain,” Paramount, $3,237,689, 2,429 locations, $1,333 average, $46,712,183, four weeks. 

5. “The Croods,” Fox, $3,024,602, 2,373 locations, $1,275 average, $177,024,785, nine weeks. 

6. “42,” Warner Bros., $2,812,115, 2,380 locations, $1,182 average, $88,816,627, six weeks. 

7. “Oblivion,” Universal, $2,337,050, 2,077 locations, $1,125 average, $85,588,010, five weeks. 

8. “Mud,” Roadside Attractions, $2,229,546, 960 locations, $2,322 average, $11,656,971, four weeks. 

9. “Peeples,” Lionsgate, $2,159,980, 2,041 locations, $1,058 average, $7,867,757, two weeks. 

10. “The Big Wedding,” Lionsgate, $1,210,204, 1,443 locations, $839 average, $20,308,188, four weeks. 

11. “Oz the Great and Powerful,” Disney, $871,165, 535 locations, $1,628 average, $231,351,161, 11 weeks. 

12. “G.I. Joe: Retaliation,” Paramount, $580,176, 409 locations, $1,419 average, $120,522,043, eight weeks. 

13. “The Iceman,” Millenium Ent., $464,147, 165 locations, $2,813 average, $762,885, three weeks. 

14. “Olympus Has Fallen,” FilmDistrict, $429,867, 466 locations, $922 average, $97,332,548, nine weeks. 

15. “Scary Movie 5,” Weinstein Co., $420,253, 508 locations, $827 average, $31,206,376, six weeks. 

16. “Jurassic Park,” Universal, $340,260, 428 locations, $795 average, $45,299,680, seven weeks. 

17. “The Place Beyond the Pines,” Focus, $306,969, 317 locations, $968 average, $20,627,976, eight weeks. 

18. “Escape From Planet Earth,” Weinstein Co., $244,552, 693 locations, $353 average, $55,612,398, 14 weeks. 

19. “Jack the Giant Slayer,” Warner Bros., $231,339, 250 locations, $925 average, $64,789,196, 12 weeks. 

20. “The Company You Keep,” Sony Pictures Classics, $225,469, 223 locations, $1,011 average, $4,510,500, seven weeks. 



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