Box office roundup – June 8, 2013 – "The Purge" wipes out the competition; "The Internship" fails to crash the top spot

Universal Pictures Psychotic celebrants prepare to attack the Sandin family in “The Purge”, a speculative thriller that follows one family over the course of a single night to see how far they will go to protect themselves when the vicious outside world breaks into their home.
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Psychotic celebrants prepare to attack the Sandin family in “The Purge”, a speculative thriller that follows one family over the course of a single night to see how far they will go to protect themselves when the vicious outside world breaks into their home.

1. The Purge – $36.3 million [debut week] The home invasion thriller scared up a massive profit as it only cost $3 million to make. Thriller horrors tend to tumble quickly after their first weekend and it’s essential for this week’s newcomers to do well as everything will get wiped out after “Man of Steel” arrives.

Universal Pictures Han (SUNG KANG), Tej (CHRIS "LUDACRIS" BRIDGES), Gisele (GAL GADOT), Dom (VIN DIESEL), Brian (PAUL WALKER) and Roman (TYRESE GIBSON) reunite for "Fast & Furious 6", the next installment of the global blockbuster franchise built on speed.
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Han (SUNG KANG), Tej (CHRIS “LUDACRIS” BRIDGES), Gisele (GAL GADOT), Dom (VIN DIESEL), Brian (PAUL WALKER) and Roman (TYRESE GIBSON) reunite for “Fast & Furious 6”, the next installment of the global blockbuster franchise built on speed.

2. Fast and Furious 6 – $19.7 million [3rd week; $200 million] The former two-time champ couldn’t three-peat, but has already gone on to gross more than $500 million worldwide.

Barry Wetcher/ Summit Entertainment MORGAN FREEMAN, JESSICA LINDSEY and MELANIE LAURENT.
Barry Wetcher/ Summit Entertainment
MORGAN FREEMAN, JESSICA LINDSEY and MELANIE LAURENT.

3. Now You See Me – $19.5 million [2nd week; $61.3 million] The magical heist thriller continues its impressive run and may pull off the solid trick of reaching $100 million.

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4. The Internship – $17.8 million [debut week] The Owen Wilson Wilson/Vince Vaughn collaboration couldn’t match their last collaboration “Wedding Crashers,” which opened to $33 million en route to a $209 million total.