pain and gain tops box office Box office: 'Pain & Gain' muscles its way to top spot on slow weekend

While it may have taken the spot spot at the box office, “Pain & Gain” is director Michael Bay’s smallest opening since 2005’s “The Island.” In it’s first weekend, the true crime comedy starring Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson took an estimated $20 million.
Tom Cruise’s “Oblivion” took the second spot, collecting $17.4 million, while Jackie Robinson biopic “42” lands at number three in its third weekend, with $10.7 million.
The weekend’s other new movie with a wide release, “The Big Wedding,” comes in at number four with an estimated $7.5 million. The Robert DeNiro-starring romantic comedy boasts a huge cast, including Diane Keaton, Katherine Heigl, Topher Grace and Robin Williams.
The weekend’s Top 10 movies:
1. “Pain & Gain,” $20 million
2. “Oblivion,” $17.4 million
3. “42,” $10.7 million
4. “The Big Wedding,” $7.5 million
5. “The Croods,” $6.6 million
6. “GI Joe: Retaliation,” $3.6 million
7. “Scary Movie 5,” $3.4 million
8. “Olympus Has Fallen,” $2.7 million
9. “The Place Beyond the Pines,” $2.9 million
10. “Jurassic Park 3D,” $2.3 million