Star Trek Into Darkness is the Year's Best-Reviewed Blockbuster

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The movie review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes indicates that so far this summer, Star Trek Into Darkness is the best-reviewed blockbuster release of the year.

The film, the first follow-up to 2009's Star Trek by J.J. Abrams, took in a disappointing $71 million at the domestic box office in its first weekend but had performed well internationally. Currently, its score is 87% - meaning that 87% of all the critics' reviews have been positive. It also has a weighted average of 98%.

The "weighted average" takes into account the sheer volume of reviews written about major motion pictures and tries to make some sense of what credible critics are actually saying.

Iron Man 3 comes in second, with 78% positive reviews weighted up to 91%. Fast & Furious 6 started out the weekend with a "certified fresh" rating of 75% or more but has quickly dropped to 72%, with a weighted average of 78%.

The Hangover Part III is the lowest-reviewed blockbuster release of the year, clocking in at just 21%, or 29% weighted. The film also failed to beat $50 million this weekend--a notable figure since box office analysts at one point were projecting the film to beat out movies like Thor: The Dark World and Man of Steel to be one of the year's top-grossing movies.