Man of Steel Has Record-Breaking Opening Weekend

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Man of Steel has finally hit theaters! You know what that means: a nauseating amount of "It's a bird, it's a plane" puns in headlines and articles.

Well not in this one, no! We Clark Can't bring ourselves to stoop to that level.


Man of Steel broke a June record opening weekends, earning $113 million over the three day period (plus an extra $12 million at Thursday evening preview screenings).

Man of Steel Promo Pic

The previous record was held by Toy Story 3, which took in $110 million in its first three days in theaters back in 2010.

Hit the jump for the full weekend box office report.

Box office top 10:

1. Man of Steel, $113.1 million
2. This is the End, $20.5 million
3. Now You See Me, $10.3 million
4. Fast and Furiuous 6, $9.4 million
5. The Purge, $8.2 million
6. The Internship, $7 million
7. Epic, $6 million
8. Star Trek Into Darkness, $5.7 million
9. After Earth, $3.8 million
10. Iron Man 3, $2.9 million

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