What happens in a weekend with no new blockbuster action flick? No Iron Man 3s or Fast and Furious 6s?
Well, an Ethan Hawke-lead horror thriller with a ridiculous premise becomes the number one movie in America.
The Purge won the weekend, earning $36.38 million.
The new film displaced Fast and Furious 6, which moved down into 2nd place in its third weekend in theaters, grossing $19.76 million.
Check out the full Top Ten after the jump:
Box office top 10:
1. The Purge, $36.38 million
2. Fast and Furiuous 6, $19.76 million
3. Now You See Me, $19.5 million
4. The Internship, $18.1 million
5. Epic, $12.1 million
6. Star Trek Into Darkness, $11.7 million
7. After Earth, $11.2 million
8. The Hangover Part III, $7.38 million
9. Iron Man 3, $5.79 million
10. The Great Gatsby, $4.23 million