Real Steel easily topped the box office this weekend. The Hugh Jackman robot-boxing film grossed $27.3 million, knocking down last week’s winner Dolphin Tale. Ryan Gosling and George Clooney‘s The Ides of March came in at No. 2 with a solid gross of $10.4 million, we predicted $13.7 million. The family film Dolphin Tale took the third place with $9.2 million, bringing its total to $49 million. Brad Pitt‘s Moneyball followed with $7.5 million, raising its total to $49.3 million in three weekends. And finally, rounding off the top five is 50/50. The cancer comedy beat out movies like The Lion King and Dream House with $5.5 million.

  1. Real Steel | NEW | Buena | Weekend Gross $27,300,000 | Average Per Theater $7,936 | Total Gross $27,300,000 | Film’s Budget – N/A | Week 1
  2. The Ides of March | NEW | Sony | Weekend Gross $10,400,000 | Average Per Theater $4,729 | Total Gross $10,400,000 | Film’s Budget – N/A | Week 1
  3. Dolphin Tale | Last Week #1 | Warner Brothers | Weekend Gross $9,160,000 | Average Per Theater $2,634 | Total Gross $49,070,000 | Film’s Budget – $37 | Week 3
  4. Moneyball | Last Week #2 |Sony | Weekend Gross $7,500,000 | Average Per Theater $2,485 | Total Gross $49,253,000 | Film’s Budget – $50 | Week 3
  5. 50/50 | Last Week #5 | Summit Entertainment | Weekend Gross $5,500,000 | Average Per Theater $2,219 | Total Gross $17,300,000 | Film’s Budget – $8 | Week 2
  6. Courageous | Last Week #4 | TriStar | Weekend Gross $4,600,000 | Average Per Theater $3,962 | Total Gross $15,892,000 | Film’s Budget – $2 | Week 2
  7. The Lion King (in 3D) | Last Week #3 | Buena Vista | Weekend Gross $4,552,000 | Average Per Theater $2,008 | Total Gross $85,962,000 | Film’s Budget – N/A | Week 4
  8. Dream House | Last Week #6 | Universal Pictures | Weekend Gross $4,500,000 | Average Per Theater $1,689 | Total Gross $14,500,000 | Film’s Budget – $50 | Week 2
  9. What’s Your Number | Last Week #8 | FOX | Weekend Gross $3,050,000 | Average Per Theater $1,013 | Total Gross $10,306,000 | Film’s Budget – $20 | Week 2
  10. Abduction | Last Week #7 | Lionsgate | Weekend Gross $2,900,000 | Average Per Theater $1,119 | Total Gross $23,369,000 | Film’s Budget – $35 | Week 3

The Human Centipede 2: Full Sequence and The Way were two films that also opened on Friday on limited release. Tom Six’s sequel grossed $54,000 from 18 theaters, and Emilio Estevez‘s The Way grossed $132,400 from 33 locations.

What did you watch this weekend?