Man of Steel Sets June Box Office Record

Posted on June 16, 2013

Man of Steel still with Henry Cavill

Man of Steel dominated the box office this weekend. The Superman film, starring Henry Cavill, made $113 million, which is the biggest June weekend opening ever. The previous record of $110.3 million was held by Toy Story 3. A Man of Steel sequel is already underway.

Man of Steel was followed by This Is the End. The post-apocalyptic comedy opened in second and made $20.5 million. Now You See Me made ten million in its third weekend in theaters. Fast & Furious 6 added $9.4 million during its fourth weekend in theaters and came in fourth.

The Purge plunged following its big surprise win last weekend. The film fell 75% to finish fifth and make $8.2 million. The Purge was followed by The Internship, Epic, Star Trek Into Darkness and After Earth. You can see the complete box office report here.

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