“Fast and Furious 6″ becomes another #1 movie for The Rock
May 27, 2013 - by Steve Gerweck
Fast and Furious 6 with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson sped to the top of the
box office chart with a weekend of $98.5 million in box office receipts in
addition to $177 million in worldwide box office for a total of $275.5
million (not taking into consideration today’s estimates). The latest
installment in the Fast & Furious franchise had the best opening weekend
in the history of the franchise, beating out its predecessor by almost $12
million according to BoxOfficeMojo.com. This is The Rock’s third number
one movie in the first five months of 2013 out of his four movies. G.I.
Joe: Retaliation and Pain & Gain both made their debut in the first place
while Snitch opened in second.
(thanks to Colin Vassallo)