Numbers game: 'Fast 6' clobbers Will Smith's 'After Earth'

This week's Hollywood Top 20 box office winners. Photo: Will and Jaden Smith/AP

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 — “Fast and Furious 6” ruled the movie box office this past weekend, followed closely by “Now You See Me” and the already faltering Will Smith vehicle “After Earth.” “Star Trek: Into Darkness” is hanging in quite well after mixed reviews, and the durable third installment in the “Iron Man” film franchise is still booking great numbers.

According to numbers released by, 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 are:

1. “Fast & Furious 6,” Universal, $35,164,440, 3,686 locations, $9,540 average, $171,003,965, two weeks.

2. “Now You See Me,” Lionsgate/Summit Entertainment, $29,254,674, 2,925 locations, $10,002 average, $29,254,674, one week.

3. “After Earth,” Sony/Columbia, $27,520,040, 3,401 locations, $8,092 average, $27,520,040, one week.

Will Smith and son Jaden at May premiere of their new film in Seoul, South Korea. (AP)

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4. “Star Trek: Into Darkness,” Paramount, $16,780,895, 3,585 locations, $4,681 average, $181,537,381, three weeks.

5. “Epic,” Fox, $16,616,310, 3,894 locations, $4,267 average, $65,377,491, two weeks.

6. “The Hangover Part III,” Warner Bros., $16,385,254, 3,565 locations, $4,596 average, $88,540,908, two weeks.

7. “Iron Man 3,” Disney, $8,442,451, 2,895 locations, $2,916 average, $385,187,736, five weeks.

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8. “The Great Gatsby,” Warner Bros., $6,517,317, 2,635 locations, $2,473 average, $128,508,209, four weeks.

9. “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani,” Eros Int’l, $1,568,677, 161 locations, $9,743 average, $1,568,677, one week.

10. “Mud,” Roadside Attractions, $1,209,355, 581 locations, $2,082 average, $16,849,451, six weeks.

11. “The Croods,” Fox, $665,624, 506 locations, $1,315 average, $180,588,685, 11 weeks.

12. “Frances Ha,” IFC, $530,493, 132 locations, $4,019 average, $1,556,325, three weeks.

13. “42,” Warner Bros., $512,231, 501 locations, $1,022 average, $92,331,685, eight weeks.

14. “Oz the Great and Powerful,” Disney, $419,116, 330 locations, $1,270 average, $233,032,311, 13 weeks.

15. “Before Midnight,” Sony Pictures Classics, $404,311, 31 locations, $13,042 average, $774,083, two weeks.

16. “Oblivion,” Universal, $394,705, 357 locations, $1,106 average, $88,067,670, seven weeks.

17. “G.I. Joe: Retaliation,” Paramount, $276,841, 286 locations, $968 average, $121,588,603, 10 weeks.

18. “Escape From Planet Earth,” Weinstein Co., $195,323, 268 locations, $729 average, $56,322,427, 16 weeks.

19. “What Maisie Knew,” Millennium Entertainment, $191,169, 101 locations, $1,893 average, $528,635, five weeks.

20. “Love Is All You Need,” Sony Pictures Classics, $167,820, 71 locations, $2,364 average, $706,332, five weeks.

    —AP contributed to this report


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