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'Fast & Furious 6' races to top of box office for 2nd week

Dom (Vin Diesel) appears in a scene from the 2013 movie 'Fast and Furious 6.' (Universal Pictures)

June 2, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
"Fast & Furious 6" raced to No. 1 again in another strong week of ticket sales at the box office.

The latest installment of the action franchise pulled in around $35 million this week, bringing its worldwide gross to nearly $500 million.

The second place finisher was a bit of a surprise. Surpassing industry estimates, the heist movie, "Now You See Me," made $28 million in its weekend debut.

The post-apocalyptic "After Earth" came in third, with $27 million.

And tied for fourth was the animated film "Epic" and the sci-fi action flick "Star Trek: Into Darkness," both taking in $16.4 million.

The top 10 films of the weekend were:

1. "Fast & Furious 6," $34.5 million ($75 million international). 2. "Now You See Me," $28.05 million. ($600,000 international).
3. "After Earth," $27 million ($2.6 million international).
4. (tie) "Epic," $16.4 million ($28.5 million international).
4. (tie) "Star Trek: Into Darkness," $16.4 million ($37.6 million international).
5. "The Hangover Part III," $15.9 million ($82.3 million international).
6. "Iron Man 3," $8 million ($9.9 million international).
7. "The Great Gatsby," $6.3 million ($22.6 million international).
8. "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani," $1.6 million ($900,000 international).
9. "Mud," $1.2 million ($350,000 international).
10. "The Croods," $615,000 ($3.7 million international).

The Associated Press contributed to this report.