Box Office

Box Office: October 7-9, 2011: REAL STEEL, THE IDES OF MARCH

Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly, Real Steel 2011

CGI robot boxing for the win. Real Steel premiered in the Number One spot at the box office this weekend with $27.3 Million. The Ides of March premiered in Second Place with $10.4 Million. Dolphin Tale was Third with $9.1 Million. Moneyball was Fourth with $7.5 Million. 50/50 was Fifth with $5.5 Million. Courageous, The Lion King (in 3D), Dream House, What’s Your Number?, and Abduction rounded out the top ten respectively.

Real Steel is a 2011 American science-fiction action film starring Hugh Jackman and directed by Shawn Levy. The film is based on the 1956 short story “Steel” by Richard Matheson, though Levy placed the film in U.S. state fairs and other “old-fashioned” Americana settings.

The Ides of March is a 2011 American political drama film directed by George Clooney from a screenplay written by Clooney, along with Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon. The film is an adaptation of Willimon’s 2008 play Farragut North. It stars Ryan Gosling, Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Marisa Tomei, Jeffrey Wright and Evan Rachel Wood.

Source: Boxofficemojo

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