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Tyrese and Beyonce Win With ‘Fast & Furious 6,’ ‘Epic’ Box Office Debuts

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Tyrese and Beyonce Win With ‘Fast & Furious 6,’ ‘Epic’ Box Office Debuts

Memorial day weekend was big at the box office, breaking records previously set in 2011.

According to box office receipts, $317 million was raked in over the four day weekend (including Friday and Monday), with films featuring R&B singers an actors Tyrese Gibson and Beyonce.

"Fast & Furious 6" debuted atop the list Tuesday, pulling in a total of $120 million in the U.S.. Featuring Tyrese, Vin Diesel and Ludacris, the anticipated movie raked in $317 million in global receipts.

Following "The Hangover III" ($51.2 million, No. 2) and "Star Trek Into Darkness" ($47 million, No. 3), "Epic" debuted at no.4 at the U.S. Box Office, pulling in $42.6 million.

The 3D feature starred Beyonce as Princess Tara, raking in $86.6 million globally.

In its third week of release, "The Great Gatsby" did quite well. With music from Emeli Sande, Jay-Z, Beyonce and more, the motion picture pulled in another $17 million, giving it a total of $203.3 million global to date.

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