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Iron Man 3 Continues To Dominate Box Office

Iron ManDespite a stronger than expected showing in it’s debut weekend, “Gatsby” failed to overtake the armored avenger.  “Iron Man 3” took in $72.5 million in its second weekend for a domestic cume of $284.9 million. Overseas, the Disney and Marvel Studios goliath grossed $89.3 million for an international total of $664.1 million and worldwide haul of nearly $950 million. “Gatsby” opened to $51.1 million at the North American box office in a major win for Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures.

The top 12 films of the weekend, as of Sunday, May 12, are as follows:

RANK TITLE DISTRIBUTOR NAME WEEKEND REVENUE CUME REVENUE
REVENUE # OF LOCATIONS* LOC AVG
1 Iron Man 3 Disney $72,472,000 4,253 17,040 $284,893,000
2 Great Gatsby, The Warner Bros. $51,115,000 3,535 14,459 $51,115,000
3 Pain And Gain Paramount $5,000,000 3,303 1,513 $41,608,200
4 Tyler Perry Presents Peeples Lionsgate $4,850,000 2,041 2,376 $4,850,000
5 42 Warner Bros. $4,650,000 2,930 1,587 $84,731,879
6 Oblivion Universal $3,864,150 2,770 1,395 $81,655,765
7 Croods, The 20th Century Fox $3,600,000 2,650 1,358 $173,215,477
8 Big Wedding, The Lionsgate $2,500,000 2,298 1,087 $18,287,691
9 Mud Roadside Attractions $2,343,400 854 2,744 $8,363,379
10 Oz The Great and Powerful Disney $802,000 774 1,036 $229,985,000
11 Scary Movie 5 The Weinstein Company $706,000 1,007 701 $30,644,030
12 Place Beyond the Pines, The Focus Features $675,185 669 1,009 $19,967,419

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