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Box Office: July 5-7, 2013: DESPICABLE ME 2, THE LONE RANGER

Despicable Me 2

Box Office July 5-7, 2013. Despicable Me 2 premiered in the Number One Spot at the box office over the weekend with $82.5 Million for $142 Million so far. The Lone Ranger premiered in Second Place with $29.4 Million. The Heat was Third with $25 Million. Monsters University was Fourth with $19.5 Million for $216.1 Million so far. World War Z was Fifth with $18.2 Million for $158.7 Million so far. White House Down, Man of Steel, Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain (which premiered this weekend), This is the End, and Now You See Me rounded out the top ten respectively.

Despicable Me 2 is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film and the sequel to the 2010 animated film Despicable Me. Produced by Illumination Entertainment and distributed by Universal Pictures, both films are directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud, and written by Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio. Steve Carell, Russell Brand, and Miranda Cosgrove reprise their roles. Kristen Wiig, who played Miss Hattie in the first film, voices agent Lucy Wilde. Ken Jeong, who played Talk Show Host, voices Floyd Eagle-san. New cast members include Benjamin Bratt as Eduardo and Steve Coogan as Silas Ramsbottom, head of the Anti-Villain League.

The Lone Ranger is a 2013 American western vigilante film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films and directed by Gore Verbinski. Based on the radio series of the same name, the film stars Armie Hammer in the title role and Johnny Depp as Tonto and explores the duo’s efforts to subdue the immoral actions of the corrupt and bring justice in the American Old West. William Fichtner, Barry Pepper, Ruth Wilson, James Badge Dale, and Helena Bonham Carter are also featured in supporting roles. The film marks the first theatrical film featuring the Lone Ranger character in over 32 years.

Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain is a 2013 American stand-up comedy film featuring Kevin Hart’s 2012 performance at Madison Square Garden.

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Source: Boxofficemojo, Wikipedia

 

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