IMDb Spotlight: Blockbusters Opening the Same Weekend
Memorial Day is typically a busy movie-going weekend, though it’s never been quite like Memorial Day 2013. In a surprising move, Warner Bros. and Universal decided to schedule The Hangover Part III and Fast & Furious 6 – new entries in popular male-oriented franchises – on the same weekend. In light of the much-anticipated box office showdown between these two movies, Ray Subers, editor of IMDb sister site Box Office Mojo, compiled this list of all the instances when two movies opened over $40 million on the same weekend.
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