Friday Box Office: Real Steel's the Real Deal


Buena Vista's aggressive marketing push gave Real Steel a major edge on Friday's box office receipts. In fact, it rocked and socked its competitors, including The Ides of March, which pulls in at a distant second. Elsewhere on the tally, Dolphin Tale and Moneyball continue their streak of identical revenues while 50/50 strides on admirably.

1. REAL STEEL $8,550,000

2. THE IDES OF MARCH $3,450,000

3. DOLPHIN TALE $2,400,000 ($42,310,000)

4. MONEYBALL $2,225,000 ($43,978,000)

5. 50/50 $1,781,000 ($13,611,000)

Friday Box Office [Box Office Mojo]