fast and furious 6 box office june 2 'Fast & Furious 6' tops 'After Earth' and 'Now You See Me' at box office“Fast & Furious 6” zoomed to the top of the box office for the second straight week, beating out two new films for the No. 1 spot.

The film made an estimated $34.5 million in its second weekend, down about 65 percent but still going pretty strong. It’s now the second highest-grossing movie in the “Fast & Furious” franchise and is on pace to overtake “Fast Five” ($209.8 million) in the next few weeks.

The weekend’s two big new releases finished second and third. As was the case on Friday, heist movie “Now You See Me” ($28.05 million) finished a little ahead of “After Earth” ($27 million), constituting something of a surprise. “After Earth,” a sci-fi movie starring Will and Jaden Smith, had been projected to make about $35 million.

“Star Trek Into Darkness” and “Epic” tied for fourth this weekend with $16.4 million each. “The Hangover Part III” dropped to sixth with $15.9 million, down 62 percent from its opening weekend.

“The East,” “The Kings of Summer” and “Hannah Arendt” all performed pretty well in very small releases, each earning at least $14,500 per screen. Bollywood film “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” managed to crack the Top 10 despite playing on only 162 screens.

The weekend’s Top 10 movies:

1. “Fast & Furious 6,” $34.5 million
2. “Now You See Me,” $28.05 million
3. “After Earth,” $27 million
4 (tie). “Star Trek Into Darkness,” $16.4 million
4 (tie). “Epic,” $16.4 million
6. “The Hangover Part III,” $15.9 million
7. “Iron Man 3,” $8 million
8. “The Great Gatsby,” $6.3 million
9. “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani,” $1.6 million
10. “Mud,” $1.2 million

Posted by:Rick Porter