Did anyone really expect otherwise this weekend?!
WE sure didn't!
Iron Man 3 has already DOMINATED during its early release in the overseas markets, took in an INCREDIBLE $15.6 million in its midnight release this past Thursday alone, and now, has effortlessly made its way to the TOP of the weekend's domestic box office top ten…with a momentous $175.3 million!
And while it didn't quite come close enough to break the $207.5 million record that The Avengers achieved this time last year, the super-hero threequel can now be considered the SECOND biggest opening weekend of all time!
Find out how the rest of the box office competition fared against Tony Stark this weekend…AFTER THE JUMP!!!
1. Iron Man 3, $175 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