Friday Box Office: STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS Takes Top Spot; IRON MAN 3, THE GREAT GATSBY, 42 and OBLIVION Fill Out the Top Five

     May 18, 2013


No surprise here, but J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness looks to take the top box office spot before heading into the weekend.  Once expected to bring in a $100 million opening weekend, estimates are now hovering around the $70 million mark.  Shane Black’s Iron Man 3 was a distant second with almost $10 million.  Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby dropped off 61% from its opening weekend to grab $7.7 million this Friday.  Jackie Robinson biopic 42 and the Tom Cruise-starring sci-fi flick Oblivion rounded out the top five.

Title                     Friday                   Total
1. Star Trek Into Darkness



Iron Man 3



The Great Gatsby



4. 42



5. Oblivion



We’ll have full details and the weekend’s top ten when you check back tomorrow!

Around The Web

Latest News

GAMBIT Might Lose Channing Tatum

The actor’s involvement in the upcoming superhero film has become tenuous.

FIVE NIGHTS AT FREDDY’S: Gil Kenan to Direct Film Adaptation

Kenan is the director behind the recent 'Poltergeist' remake.

Michael Douglas Hasn’t Signed on for Future Marvel Movies

The actor remains open to returning to the MCU, but doesn’t have the studio's standard multi-picture deal.

13 HOURS Red-Band Trailer Reveals Michael Bay’s Benghazi Movie

John Krasinski and James Badge Dale lead the timely action thriller.

WONDER WOMAN: Chris Pine Closes Deal to Play Steve Trevor

The actor will star opposite Gal Gadot in Patty Jenkins’ upcoming superhero movie.

TRANSFORMERS: Steven S. DeKnight Talks about Working in the Writers Room

The ‘Daredevil: Season One’ showrunner reveals what it was like working on the future of the ‘Transformers’ franchise.

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III Revisited: “I’m Gonna Die Unless You Kill Me”

The series rebounds by diving into Ethan Hunt’s personal life.

Alternate HITMAN: AGENT 47 Posters and TV Spot Featuring Music by Eminem

Starring Rupert Friend, Zachary Quinto, and Hannah Ware, 'Hitman: Agent 47' opens August 21st.

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 5: Simon Pegg and Rebecca Ferguson Play “Would You Rather”

But the big question is, could Simon Pegg *really* beat Tom Cruise in a footrace?

Collider Movie Talk – MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 5 Review, GAMBIT Begins Shooting In Fall, and More

The gang also talks 'Bob the Musical', artwork from 'Kung Fu Panda 3', and more.

Page 1 of 4,06412345...102030...Last »