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'Pain and Gain' Conquers Box Office

April 29, 2013 (2:29 am) GMT
The Michael Bay-directed film lands on the top spot in its first week, while Justin Zackham's comedy 'The Big Wedding' opens in No. 4 despite its star-studded cast.

Despite middling reviews, Michael Bay's "" manages to debut atop the domestic box office with $20.2 million. Starring and Dwayne "" Johnson, the film appeals evenly to genders, with females surprisingly making up 49 percent of the audience.

Another newcomer "", meanwhile, opens in a disappointing fourth place by taking in $7.6 million. Despite its star-studded cast ensemble featuring , , and , the Lionsgate comedy only received a C+ CinemaScore.

's "" secures the second place in its second week with $17.8 million. The sci-fi film, which co-stars , falls 53 percent after previously claiming the box office throne with $37 million.

The Jackie Robinson tale "", meanwhile, follows in third place by bagging $10.6 million. The -starring film, which earns an A+ CinemaScore, has domestically grossed $69 million and is still possible to hold onto screens for a few more weeks and reach $100 million in total.

After staying strong in No. 3 for two consecutive weeks, DreamWorks' comedy "", which stars and , plunges to No. 5 in its sixth outing by taking in $6.7 million.

In international box office, Marvel's "" about the battle between Iron Man and his archenemy Mandarin hits a great success by earning a massive $195.3 million, beating "", which opened to $185.1 million internationally in April last year. The Shane Black film scores the biggest opening weekend in Asia Pacific, Latin America and individual countries, including Argentina, Hong Kong and Singapore.

  1. "" - $20.2 million
  2. "" - $17.8 million
  3. "" - $10.6 million
  4. "" - $7.6 million
  5. "" - $6.7 million
  6. "" - $3.7 million
  7. "" - $3.4 million
  8. "" - $2.8 million
  9. "" - $2.7 million
  10. "" - $2.3 million


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