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!

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