Box Office June 7-9, 2013. The Purge was Number One at the box office over the weekend with $36.3 Million. Fast & Furious 6 was Second with $19.7 Million for $202.9 Million so far. Now You See Me was Third with $19.5 Million. The Internship premiered in Fourth Place with $18.1 Million. Epic was Fifth with $12.1 Million. Star Trek Into Darkness, After Earth, The Hangover 3, Iron Man 3, and The Great Gatsby rounded out the top ten respectively.
The Purge is a 2013 American horror-thriller film directed and written by James DeMonaco. The film stars Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey. The film is set in the year 2022, in which the United States has become “a nation reborn”, with crime and unemployment rates hitting an all-time low. To keep these rates low, the government has instated an annual 12-hour time period called “The Purge”, during which people can vent their negative emotions because all crime (including murder) is legal and emergency services are suspended.
The Internship is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Shawn Levy, written by Vince Vaughn and Jared Stern and produced by Vaughn and Shawn Levy. The film stars Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson in their second film together after starring in the 2005 film Wedding Crashers. This is the second collaboration of Levy, Vaughn, and Stern after the 2012 film The Watch. This is also the first film to use the 21st Century Fox byline.