'Pain & Gain' leads US box office with $20.2 million
8:32 AM, Apr 30, 2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Mark Wahlberg's true-crime romp "Pain & Gain" led the domestic box office with $20.2 million over a quiet weekend that preceded the start of Hollywood's summer blockbuster season.
Summer's first big debut, "Iron Man 3," arrives in U.S. theaters Friday, with anticipation stoked by an overseas debut a week earlier in 42 markets that brought in nearly $200 million through the weekend.
The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Hollywood.com are: