Weekend Box Office Update

2011/10/10 01:47:57 +00:00 | Jonathan James

Real Steel easily won the weekend, earning an estimated $27.3 million at the box office. George Clooney and Ryan Gosling's The Ides of March took a distant second place, earning $10.4 million. Dream House earned $4.5 million, taking its 10-day total to disappointing, but not unexpected, $14.5 million.

Next week's big genre release is The Thing (2011) and keep an eye out next weekend for details on early Paranormal Activity 3 screenings taking place around the US. Here are the top 10 box office results for this weekend:

1. Real Steel - $27,300,000
2. The Ides of March - $10,400,000
3. Dolphin Tale - $9,160,000
4. Moneyball - $7,500,000
5. 50/50 - $5,500,000
6. Courageous - $4,600,000
7. The Lion King 3D - $4,552,000
8. Dream House - $4,500,000
9. What's Your Number? - $3,050,000
10. Abduction - $2,900,000