Tom Cruise has been taking his mega Hollywood star status around the world - from Russia to Taiwan, Brazil to the UK, and everywhere in between - to promote his new Universal Pictures Oblivion. The sci-fi thriller tells of a veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources and begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself. Starring Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko. In cinemas 19 April.
Los Angeles - Movie fans have slipped into Oblivion as the Tom Cruise science-fiction thriller leads Hollywood with a $38.2m debut.
That domestic haul comes on top of $33.7m Oblivion added in overseas markets, where the film began rolling out a week earlier. S
Sunday estimates raised the film's overseas total to $112m and its worldwide receipts to $150.2m.
Though many people were caught up in coverage of the manhunt for the suspect in the Boston Marathon explosions on Friday, it seems to have had little effect on how the film fared.
Oblivion took in $13.3m on opening day on Friday and $14.9m on Saturday.
That 12% increase is not unusual for big new releases, which typically do better business on Saturday than Friday.
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