Iron Man 3 Wins Weekend With HUGE Box Office; Second Biggest Film Open Ever


By Shari Weiss



Iron Man 3 crushed the competition to easily win the box office’s top spot.

The third movie in the Marvel franchise, starring Robert Downey Jr., earned a whopping $173.5 million this weekend, making it the second biggest domestic open ever after its fellow film, The Avengers.

Coming in at a very distant second place was Pain and Gain with $7.6 million.

Nabbing third place was 42 with $6.2 million.

Oblivion and The Croods took fourth and fifth places with $5.8 million and $4.5 million, respectively.

Rounding out the Top 10 were The Big Wedding ($3.9 million), Mud ($2.2 million), Oz the Great and Powerful ($1.8 million), Scary Movie 5 ($1.4 million), and The Place Beyond the Pines ($1.3 million).

What did you see this weekend?

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