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'Real Steel' Knocks Out The Competition At Weekend Box Office

October 10th, 2011 8:51am EDT

Real Steel Hugh Jackman's robot boxing film "Real Steel" fought off competition to debut at the top of the U.S. box office, raking in $27. 3 million over the weekend.

George Clooney and Ryan Gosling's highly-anticipated political drama "The Ides of March" premiered at second place with takings of $10.4 million, while last week's box office winner "Dolphin Tale" fell to third place after grossing $9.2 million.

Rounding out the top five were Brad Pitt's baseball movie "Moneyball" ($7.5 million) and cancer comedy "50/50" ($5.5 million) at fourth and fifth place respectively.

Related: 50-50, Brad Pitt, Dolphin Tale, George Clooney, Hugh Jackman, Moneyball, Real Steel, Ryan Gosling, The Ides of March, Movies

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