LOS ANGELES (AP) — Movie fans have slipped into “Oblivion” as the Tom Cruise sci-fi thriller leads Hollywood with a $38.2 million debut.
That domestic haul comes on top of $33.7 million “Oblivion” added in overseas markets, where the film began rolling out a week earlier. Sunday estimates raised the film’s overseas total to $112 million and its worldwide receipts to $150.2 million.READ MORE: One Of The World's Largest Homes Is About To Go Up For Sale In Bel Air
Though many people Friday were caught up in coverage of the manhunt for the suspect in the Boston Marathon explosions, it seems to have had little effect on how the film fared.READ MORE: Drone Drops Drugs Into Orange County Jail Courtyard
“Oblivion” took in $13.3 million on opening day Friday and $14.9 million on Saturday. That 12 percent increase is not unusual for big new releases, which typically do better business on Saturday than Friday.MORE NEWS: Beach Erosion Suspends All Metrolink, Amtrak Service Between OC, San Diego
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