Box Office: G.I. Joe, Tyler Perry's Temptation Are Hot

The action flick tops the charts while Temptation places third.

Posted: 04/01/2013 09:00 AM EDT
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Audiences are still red-hot for Tyler Perry. The director scored another hit with his adult-oriented drama-thriller Tyler Perry's Temptation, which opened to $22.3 million and third place at the box office. The film was beat out by tent pole action film G.I. Joe: Retaliation and last week's winner, family-friendly The Croods

G.I. Joe: Retaliation, starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Bruce Willis, was the top earner over the weekend. The film scored a whopping $51.7 million in the U.S. and another $80.3 million overseas, bringing its worldwide total to $132 million. 

Rounding out the top five are Olympus Has Fallen, starring the swirl-loving Gerard Butler and Angela Bassett, and Oz the Great and Powerful

Next week, a special effects-heavy remake of 1981 cult classic Evil Dead screeches into theaters.

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