Brad Pitt’s World War Z (Paramount Pictures) dropped 55% to third place after setting a new opening record for the box office star and continuing the studio’s stellar summer box office showing following Star Trek Into Darkness. It took in $29 million this weekend to bring its total domestic gross to $123.7 million after ten days in theaters. Internationally, World War Z scored $70 million, which added to the nearly $30 million domestic for a global weekend of $100 million, which made it the #1 movie globally. So far, it has grossed $263 million since opening ten days ago with $124 million of that in North America and the other $135 million overseas.
Zack Snyder’s Superman movie Man of Steel (Warner Bros.) dropped to fifth place in North America with $20.8 million, down 50% in its third weekend. It has grossed $248 million to date domestically, which makes it the second-highest grossing movie of 2013 after Iron Man 3. It’s grossed $271.7 million internationally, pushing its global total over the $500 million mark as well with a total global cume of $520.4 million.
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