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'Fast and Furious 6' Rides to Victory at Box Office, Passes 'The Hangover Part III'

May 27, 2013 (2:13 am) GMT
The high-octane film starring Vin Diesel speeds to No. 1 in its first week, overshadowing the last film of the Wolfpack series.
'Fast and Furious 6' Rides to Victory at Box Office, Passes 'The Hangover Part III'

"" proves to be a strong rival for "". The car-racing flick from director Justin Lin claims the North American box office throne with $96.8 million in its debut, forcing the newly released comedy film starring and to be a runner-up.

Exhibitor Relations senior box-office analyst Jeff Bock comments on the key success of "Fast 6". "[The film] arrives on the scene packing more punch than any franchise rightfully should on its sixth lap," he tells MTV News. " '' didn't have and 'Tokyo Drift' didn't have either of the stars, so '6' really is '4' with and Diesel."

The Wolfpack flick has to settle for the second place with $41.8 million. Sadly, the 4-day total of the last film in the "Hangover" film series is far from the $117 million "" made during the first four days in 2011.

"", meanwhile, plunges to No. 3 in its second week with $37.3 million. Following right behind the J.J. Abrams-directed sci-fi is another newcomer "". The -starring animation debuts to $33.5 million.

"" rounds up the top five with $19.2 million in its fourth week.

Top Ten Movies at Box Office for May 24 - 26:

  1. "" - $96.8 million
  2. "" - $41.8 million
  3. "" - $37.3 million
  4. "" - $33.5 million
  5. "" - $19.2 million
  6. "" - $13.6 million
  7. "" - $1.9 million
  8. "" - $1.27 million
  9. "" - $1.22 million
  10. "" - $840.000


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