tom cruise oblivion universal Box Office: 'Oblivion's' $38 million is fourth best opening weekend of 2013“Oblivion” shows that Tom Cruise still has some solid pull at the box office. It earned just over $38 million in its first weekend, which is the fourth-best opening weekend for a movie in 2013, behind “Oz the Great and Powerful,” “The Croods” and “G.I. Joe: Retaliation.”

Coming in second was “42,” the Jackie Robinson flick, at just over $18 million in its second weekend of release. “The Croods” was third at $9.5 million, “Scary Movie 5” was fourth at $6.3 million and “G.I. Joe” was fifth at $5.78 million.

The rest of the Top 10 is as follows:

6. “The Place Beyond the Pines,” $4.7 M
7. “Olympus Has Fallen,” $4.5 M
8. “Evil Dead,” $4.1 M
9. “Jurassic Park 3D,” $4 M
10. “Oz the Great and Powerful,” $3.05 M

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TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."