★ What is Gossip Cop? Find out!

Iron Man 3

Hollywood Sets Summer Box Office Record of $4.7 Billion Despite Huge Flops

Truth rating: 10

Hollywood earned a record $4.7 billion at the box office this summer — despite some high-profile flops.

The period stretching from the first weekend in May until Labor Day saw a 10.2 percent increase in revenue and a 6.6 percent bump in attendance.

Iron Man 3 led the way with $408 million at the domestic box office, followed by other summer blockbusters like Despicable Me 2 ($356 million) and Man of Steel ($290 million).

WATCH: Iron Man 3 Gag Reel



Iron Man 3 had a record box office opening earlier this year, but there’s plenty of footage fans didn’t get to see on the big screen.

In a just-released gag reel from the set, star Robert Downey Jr. can’t help goofing around, and even has to cut one take when he gets a case of the giggles.

Fast & Furious 6 Speeds Past Hangover 3 For Memorial Day Weekend Box Office Win



Fast & Furious 6 won the Memorial Day Weekend box office race.

The high-octane action franchise captured the #1 spot with a four-day take of $120 million.

Coming in a distant second place was The Hangover Part III with a haul of $51.2 million for the long weekend.

Meanwhile, holdover Star Trek Into Darkness grabbed third with $47 million.

Star Trek Into Darkness Wins Weekend Box Office; Iron Man 3 Takes Second Place



Star Trek Into Darkness beamed its way up to the top of the box office in its debut weekend, earning $70.6 million.

Getting knocked off its previous perch and coming in second was Iron Man 3 with $35.2 million.

The Great Gatsby took third place with $23.4 million.

Iron Man 3 Wins Box Office; The Great Gatsby Comes in Strong Second

(Warner Bros.)


Iron Man 3 won the weekend at the box office, beating the highly-anticipated The Great Gatsby, which debuted in second.

Iron Man 3 took in $72.4 million to keep the top spot.

Gatsby came in a strong second with $51.1 million.

And in a distant third was Pain and Gain with $5 million.

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



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.

Iron Man 3 Premiere: Watch Live Stream of Red Carpet Event!


Iron Man 3 has its big premiere event in Hollywood on Wednesday.

Check out the live stream here!

Iron Man 3 Full Trailer: Watch Robert Downey, Jr. Battle New Villain



Iron Man 3 is coming in May, and a full-length, official theatrical trailer just premiered.

We see Robert Downey, Jr.’s iconic superhero battling a new villain: Ben Kingsley’s Mandarin.

WATCH: Iron Man 3 Official Trailer Video



Iron Man 3 has its first trailer.

Robert Downey, Jr. returns as billionaire turned superhero Tony Stark — and judging by the preview, things take a pretty dark turn.

Robert Downey Jr. Injured on Iron Man 3 Set, Production Halted

Truth rating: 10

Robert Downey Jr. was injured on the set of Iron Man 3 on Wednesday, causing production to be halted.

In a statement, Marvel Studios says, “Robert Downey Jr. sustained an ankle injury on the set of Iron Man 3 in Wilmington, North Carolina while performing a stunt.”

The studio adds, “There will be a short delay in the production schedule while he recuperates.”

  1. Gossip Cop
  2. Mediaite
  3. Styleite
  4. SportsGrid
  5. The Mary Sue
  6. The Maude
  7. The Braiser
CloseSubscribe to Gossip Cop's newsletter: