Weekend Box Office: 'Man of Steel' Sets June Record, 'This Is the End' Finishes Distant 2nd

By JJ Duncan on
(From Warner Bros. | Sony)Man of Steel has been heaped with mixed reviews, but its first weekend in theaters is officially an unqualified success. The most-anticipated superhero movie of the year pulled in an estimated $116.7 million over the weekend. Warner Bros. had to inflate its original projections by about $3.5 million after the movie enjoyed an unexpectedly huge Sunday. The result is the second-biggest opening of the year behindĀ Iron Man 3, and the highest opening ever in June, beating...Read Full Story