Iron Man 3 Destroys the Competition: Weekend Box Office Report

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Nobody is surprised that Iron Man 3 blew all other movies out of the water in its opening weekend. The movie that began Marvel Phase 2 has been met with wide acclaim from critics and fans alike. Iron Man 3 earned $175.3 million, more than any combined weekend gross for all movies in theaters so far this year, and the second highest opening weekend ever!

Iron Man from Iron Man 3

Pain and Gain made room for Iron Man by dropping to second place this weekend. The Michael Bay action comedy took in $7.6 million, bringing its total gross to $33.9 million.

Coming in third is 42. The Jackie Robinson biopic grossed $6.2 million, bringing its total to $78.3 million.

Oblivion and The Croods round out the top five. The sci-fi action film and the animated feature grossed $5.8 million and $4.2 million, respectively.

Box office top 10:

1. Iron Man 3, $175.3 million
2. Pain and Gain, $7.6 million
3. 42, $6.2 million
4. Oblivion, $5.8 million
5. The Croods, $4.2 million
6. The Big Wedding, $3.9 million
7. Mud, $2.2 million
8. Oz the Great and Powerful, $1.8 million
9. Scary Movie 5, $1.4 million
10. The Place Beyond the Pines, $1.3 million

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