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Turns Out People Sort of Wanted a 'G.I. Joe' Sequel


Your weekend box office:

1. G.I. Joe: Retaliation - $41.2 million, handily beating Christ: Resurrection, that 3D re-release coming in just behind Identity Thief.

2. The Croods - $26.5 million. But then, of course army guys were going to beat cave men. The action figure tests were conclusive.

3. Tyler Perry's Temptation - Tyler Perry's $22.3 million. Time for a new fat suit/TBS series!

4. Olympus Has Fallen - $14 million. Olympus has fallen, but the profits sure haven't! Actually, they dropped over 50%. I just thought that would sound catchy.

5. Oz: The Great and Powerful - $11.6 million, just beating newcomer The Host. The name "writer of The Twilight Saga" just doesn't hold as much water as it used to.

Weekend Box Office Results [Box Office Mojo]

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  • May 6, 2013
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  • April 29, 2013
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