'Real Steel' repeats as box-office champ with $16M

October 20, 2011 - 7:55 AM
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robot boxers defended their box-office title as "Real Steel" took in $16.3 million to remain the No. 1 movie for the second-straight weekend.

The dance remake "Footloose" opened in second-place with $15.6 million.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Hollywood.com are:

1. "Real Steel," Disney, $16,291,655, 3,440 locations, $4,736 average, $51,731,456, two weeks.

2. "Footloose," Paramount, $15,556,113, 3,549 locations, $4,383 average, $15,556,113, one week.

3. "The Thing," Universal, $8,493,665, 2,996 locations, $2,835 average, $8,493,665, one week.

4. "The Ides of March," Sony, $7,108,846, 2,199 locations, $3,233 average, $21,763,235, two weeks.

5. "Dolphin Tale," Warner Bros., $6,233,185, 3,286 locations, $1,897 average, $58,560,166, four weeks.

6. "Moneyball," Sony, $5,456,730, 2,840 locations, $1,921 average, $57,668,988, four weeks.

7. "50/50," Summit, $4,260,087, 2,391 locations, $1,782 average, $24,279,152, three weeks.

8. "Courageous," Sony, $3,305,238, 1,214 locations, $2,723 average, $21,282,828, three weeks.

9. "The Big Year," Fox, $3,251,884, 2,150 locations, $1,513 average, $3,251,884, one week.

10. "The Lion King," Disney, $2,792,403, 1,970 locations, $1,417 average, $90,536,318, five weeks.

11. "Dream House," Universal, $2,465,220, 2,172 locations, $1,135 average, $18,384,590, three weeks.

12. "Contagion," Warner Bros., $1,811,190, 1,684 locations, $1,076 average, $71,999,503, six weeks.

13. "Abduction," Lionsgate, $1,427,194, 1,707 locations, $836 average, $25,778,685, four weeks.

14. "The Help," Disney, $1,187,684, 1,267 locations, $937 average, $164,905,972, 10 weeks.

15. "What's Your Number?", Fox, $1,145,159, 1,282 locations, $893 average, $12,950,926, three weeks.

16. "Drive," FilmDistrict, $1,116,149, 703 locations, $1,588 average, $32,113,455, five weeks.

17. "Killer Elite," Open Road Films, $1,031,220, 1,431 locations, $721 average, $23,763,724, four weeks.

18. "The Smurfs," Sony, $440,526, 370 locations, $1,191 average, $140,037,807, 12 weeks.

19. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," Warner Bros., $284,548, 330 locations, $862 average, $380,235,400, 14 weeks.

20. "Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain," Code Black, $272,941, 188 locations, $1,452 average, $7,362,845, six weeks.

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Universal and Focus are owned by NBC Universal, a unit of Comcast Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight are owned by News Corp.; Warner Bros. and New Line are units of Time Warner Inc.; MGM is owned by a group of former creditors including Highland Capital, Anchorage Advisors and Carl Icahn; Lionsgate is owned by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.; IFC is owned by Rainbow Media Holdings, a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corp.; Rogue is owned by Relativity Media LLC.

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