"Star Trek" On Top...But Not That Much, And Yes Old Sport, "The Great Gatsby" Beat "Star Trek" and "Iron Man 3" Overseas! 


So the biggest question this past weekend in Hollywood -- what happened to "Star Trek Into Darkness?" Paramount, the studio behind the latest "Star Trek" saga, predicted, really hoped, that "Star Trek Into Darkness" would open at $100 million. But alas, the latest J.J. Abrams film under-performed at just $84.1 million, and that's including the Wednesday midnight screenings and the hefty IMAX price-tag. Without those, "Star Trek Into Darkness" $70.6 million domestic and $40 million international.

That was well below the first J.J. Abrams-directed "Star Trek" released in 2009 which opened with $75.2 million. Still, it's enough to bring down "Iron Man 3" which fell to No. 2 with $35.2 million domestic and $40.2 million international.

Sure, "Star Trek Into Darkness" and "Iron Man 3" made gazillions of dollars overseas but they're no match for Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" which made $42.1 million overseas ahead of the science fiction films. Domestically, "The Great Gatsby" was sitting pretty at No. 3 with $23.4 million. Yup old sport, "The Great Gatsby" is a hit!

Here's the estimated Top 10 Box-Office Films for weekend of May 17th:

1. "Star Trek: Into Darkness," $70.6 million ($40 million international).

2. "Iron Man 3," $35.2 million ($40.2 million international).

3. "The Great Gatsby," $23.4 million ($42.1 million international)

4. "Pain & Gain," $3.1 million.

5. "The Croods," $2.75 million.

6. "42," $2.73 million.

7. "Oblivion," $2.2 million.

8. "Mud," $2.16 million.

9. "Peeples," $2.15 million.

10. "The Big Wedding," $1.1 million.

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