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'Oblivion' leads box office with $38.2M debut

Tom Cruise appears in a scene from the 2013 film 'Oblivion.' (Universal Pictures)

April 22, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Tom Cruise is back and leading the box office in the post-apocalyptic action movie, "Oblivion," with a $38.2 million debut.

That domestic haul comes on top of $33.7 million "Oblivion" added in overseas markets. According to studio estimates, the film has earned $150.2 million worldwide.

The Jackie Robinson biopic, "42," took second place with $18 million this week.

Animated comedy "The Croods" had another successful week, with $9.5 million.

"Scary Movie 5" and "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" rounded out the top five.

The top films of the weekend were:

1. "Oblivion," $38.2 million ($33.7 million international).
2. "42," $18 million.
3. "The Croods," $9.5 million ($23.4 million international).
4. "Scary Movie 5," $6.3 million ($3.5 million international).
5. "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," $5.8 million ($40 million international).
6. "The Place Beyond the Pines," $4.7 million.
7. "Olympus Has Fallen," $4.5 million ($7.8 million international).
8. "Evil Dead," $4.1 million ($2.3 million international).
9. "Jurassic Park" in 3-D, $4 million ($420,000 international).
10. "Oz the Great and Powerful," $3 million ($1.5 million international).

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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