Robot flick “Real Steel” wins weekend box office
(Reuters) – Action movie “Real Steel,” a futuristic story about father-and-son bonding through robot boxing, won the domestic weekend box office, according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters on Sunday.
“Real Steel”, starring Hugh Jackman, brought in an estimated $27.3 million in ticket sales at U.S. and Canadian theaters, distributor Walt Disney Co said.
“Real Steel” was produced by DreamWorks and distributed by Disney. Columbia Pictures, a unit of Sony Corp, released “Ides of March.” “Dolphin Tale” was distributed by Warner Bros, a unit of Time Warner Inc.
- Weekend Box Office – REAL STEEL Goes Unchallenged with $27.3 Million; THE IDES OF MARCH a Distant Second (collider.com)
- Real Steel Director Shawn Levy Talks Hugh Jackman’s “Likeability” and Getting Eminem on the Soundtrack (popsugar.com)
- Movie Projector: ‘Real Steel’ to crush ‘Ides of March’ (latimesblogs.latimes.com)
- Friday Box Office – REAL STEEL Enters Ring with $8.6 Million Debut (collider.com)
- Hugh Jackman At The “Real Steel” Movie Premiere October 2, 2011 (nelioguerson.wordpress.com)
- Box Office Predictions: Real Steel to Win in the End (screencrave.com)
- Right Now on Hollywood.com – Oct 07, 2011 (commuteresources101.wordpress.com)
- ‘Real Steel’ director looks at film’s ‘Twilight Zone’ origins (herocomplex.latimes.com)
- Allisyn Ashley Arm At The “Real Steel” Movie Premiere October 2, 2011 (nelioguerson.wordpress.com)
- Dolphin Tale leaps over Moneyball at the box office (arts.nationalpost.com)