'Fast & Furious 6' opens with $98.5 million

May 26, 2013 at 12:37 PM

LOS ANGELES, May 26 (UPI) -- "Fast & Furious 6," the latest installment in the high-octane action franchise, took in an estimated $98.5 million in its first weekend at the U.S. box office.

"The Hangover Part III" took in an estimated $42.4 million in its opening weekend, Box Office Mojo said.

"Star Trek Into Darkness" grossed $38 million, losing only 45.8 percent of its audience in its second week in U.S. theaters.

The animated feature, "Epic," opened to $34.2 million, good for fourth place just ahead of "Iron Man 3," which took in $19.4 million to run its domestic gross to $200 million in four weeks.

"The Great Gatsby (2013)" took in $13.7 million for a three-week total of $114.4 million.

"Mud" was No. 7 with $1.98 million, followed by "42" ($1.2 million), and "The Croods" -- which grossed $1.2 million and has a 10-week total of $179.2 million.

"Oblivion" was No. 10 with $815,000, running its six-week total to $87.28 million.

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