Iron Man 3 Manages To Keep No.1 At US Box Office Despite Great Gatsby Competition

0
0
Subscribe to Robert Downey Jr alerts

The third instalment of Iron Man kept on track to earn a billion dollars at the box office following a second hugely successful week on the American movie charts. Iron Man 3 even beat off competition from newcomer The Great Gatsby to maintain it's spot atop the box office, with both films making healthy returns on ticket sales.

The Robert Downey Jr.-starring superhero flick took in  $72.5 million over the weekend, according to industry tracker Exhibitor Relations, bringing it's overall US takings to $284.9 million. Newcomer The Great Gatsby did put up a fight at the box office and came second with a still-impressive $51.1 million in box office receipts over the weekend, despite receiving mixed reviews and catering for a more specific audience.

Robert Downey Jr
Robert Downey Jr has impressed as Tony Stark yet again

The top two managed to divert most attention at the movies over the weekend, with the rest of the top ten takings falling much further behind the top two. The Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson starring action-comedy Pain and Gain earned a rather unimpressive $5 million to take third place, with romantic comedy Peeples, starring Craig Robinson and Kerry Washington, took in $4.9 million to just miss out on the third spot. The top five was completed by 42, a biopic about trailblazing black baseball star Jackie Robinson, making $4.7 million in takings.

Oblivion, The Croods and Oz the Great and Powerful are still in the top ten, coming in at 6th, 7th and 10th respectively, whilst relative newcomer Mud, staring Matthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon, took 9th place. The star-studded The Big Wedding rounded off the top ten, coming 8th.


Contactmusic

Tags: Robert Downey Jr - Leonardo Dicaprio

0
0
Subscribe to Robert Downey Jr alerts
Advertisement

More Robert Downey Jr

Daniel Bruhl Reportedly Cast In 'Captain America: Civil War' In Unspecific Role

Daniel Bruhl has reportedly been cast in the next Captain America film entitled Captain America: Civil War.Daniel Bruhl has been cast in Captain America: Civil...

Robert Downey Jr. And Wife Susan Welcome Baby Girl

Robert Downey Jr. and his wife Susan have welcomed a baby daughter into the world. The girl, named Avri Roel, was born on Tuesday morning...

Emma Watson And Dame Judi Dench Win Britannia Awards

Emma Watson and Dame Judi Dench were among the British movie stars to be honoured at the Britannia Awards. The annual ceremony was hosted by...

What Do Superheroes Get Up To Behind Closed Doors? 'Age Of Ultron' Trailer Reveals All

People are excited about 'The Avengers: Age of Ultron'. That's an understatement; the world couldn't be much more excited about the conclusion to the second...

Advertisement

Avengers: Age Of Ultron Trailer

The Avengers may be feeling like they are capable of anything after saving New York City from Loki's rampage and returning the deadly Tesseract to...

Lake Bell And Husband Scott Campbell Welcome First Child Together

Lake Bell and her husband Scott Campbell have welcomed their first child together. A rep for the 35-year-old actress confirmed Bell had given birth to...

Avengers: Age Of Ultron Trailer

A lot has happened since the Battle of New York. The world was attacked by Norse God, Loki (Tom Hiddleston), causing a united force of...

So Who Leaked the 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Trailer?

The first trailer for The Avengers: Age of Ultron - likely to be one of the biggest grossing movies of all time - has been...

Advertisement

Comments

Robert Downey Jr Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Robert Downey Jr

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All