Man Of Steel Overpowers Competition With Record-breaking Debut

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June 16, 2013 | 8:48pm EST

New Superman movie Man Of Steel has made box office history after soaring to the top of the chart with a stunning $113.1 million gross.
Thesuperhero haul makes it the biggest June opening ever, surpassing the $110.3 million record set by Toy Story 3 in 2010.
The Zack Snyder film, starring British hunk Henry Cavill as the comic book icon, also pulled in an additional $12 million from screenings on Thursday night, boosting its total debut to $125.1 million .
Seth Rogen’s latest comedy, This is the End, trailed in second place, debuting with $20.5 million over Father’s Day weekend, while Now You See Me grossed $10.3 million in its third week of release.
Meanwhile, filmmaker Sofia Coppola has scored her best opening in a decade – The Bling Ring, a crime comedy based on the real life Hollywood burglars who targeted the homes of stars including Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan and Orlando Bloom, has over grossed $210,000 from just five locations.

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