Top Films at the North American Box Office

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Following are the top 10 movies at the North American box office for the weekend beginning Oct. 14 with "Real Steel" in the No. 1 spot, according to studio estimates compiled Sunday by Reuters.

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1 (1) Real Steel............................$ 16.3 million

2 (*) Footloose ............................$ 16.1 million

3 (*) The Thing ............................$ 8.7 million

4 (2) The Ides of March ....................$ 7.5 million

5 (3) Dolphin Tale .........................$ 6.3 million

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6 (4) Moneyball ............................$ 5.5 million

7 (5) 50/50 ................................$ 4.3 million

8 (6) Courageous ...........................$ 3.4 million

9 (*) The Big Year .........................$ 3.3 million

10 (7) The Lion King 3-D ....................$ 2.7 million

 

NOTE: Last weekend's rankings in parenthesis; (*) = new release.

CUMULATIVE TOTALS:

The Lion King 3-D .........................$ 90.5 million

Dolphin Tale ..............................$ 58.7 million

Moneyball .................................$ 57.7 million

Real Steel ................................$ 51.7 million

50/50 .....................................$ 24.3 million

Ides of March .............................$ 22.2 million

Courageous ................................$ 21.4 million

Footloose .................................$ 16.1 million

The Thing .................................$ 8.7 million

The Big Year ..............................$ 3.3 million

Paramount Pictures, a unit of Viacom Inc, released "Footloose." Walt Disney Co released "Real Steel" and "The Lion King 3-D."

"Dolphin Tale" was distributed by Warner Bros., a unit of Time Warner Inc.

"Ides of March," "Moneyball" and "Courageous" were released by units of Sony Corp. Privately held Summit Entertainment distributed "50/50," and News Corp's 20th Century Fox released "The Big Year."

"The Thing" was distributed by Universal Pictures, a unit of Comcast Corp. 

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