‘Real Steel’ packs punch with $27.3 million debut

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hugh Jackman’s robot-boxing tale “Real Steel” went the distance, pulling in $27.3 million to open at No. 1.

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, $27,319,677, 3,440 locations, $7,942 average, $27,319,677, one week.

2. “The Ides of March,” Sony, $10,470,143, 2,199 locations, $4,761 average, $10,470,143, one week.

3. “Dolphin Tale,” Warner Bros., $9,131,091, 3,478 locations, $2,625 average, $49,040,736, three weeks.

4. “Moneyball,” Sony, $7,453,989, 3,018 locations, $2,470 average, $49,207,167, three weeks.

5. “50/50,” Summit, $5,652,149, 2,479 locations, $2,280 average, $17,482,521, two weeks.

6. “Courageous,” Sony, $4,867,876, 1,161 locations, $4,193 average, $16,160,032, two weeks.

7. “The Lion King,” Disney, $4,598,606, 2,267 locations, $2,028 average, $86,008,595, four weeks.

8. “Dream House,” Universal, $4,475,525, 2,664 locations, $1,680 average, $14,467,490, two weeks.

9. “What’s Your Number?”, Fox, $3,126,782, 3,011 locations, $1,038 average, $10,382,800, two weeks.

10. “Contagion,” Warner Bros., $2,942,322, 2,250 locations, $1,308 average, $69,026,543, five weeks.

11. “Abduction,” Lionsgate, $2,893,684, 2,591 locations, $1,117 average, $23,362,826, three weeks.

12. “Killer Elite,” Open Road Films, $2,201,362, 2,411 locations, $913 average, $21,646,929, three weeks.

13. “The Help,” Disney, $1,945,048, 2,064 locations, $942 average, $162,652,363, nine weeks.

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