Flick You Picked!!! Weekend Box Office Recap…

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While Iron Man 3 ruled among the rankings of the international box office, it was director Michael Bay’sPain & Gain that took #1 domestically.

The crime tale of bodybuilders — starring Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Anthony Mackie — took first place with $20 million. The film is about a trio of bodybuilders in Florida get caught up in an extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme that goes terribly wrong.

Oblivion fell to #2 with $17.4 million this weekend, while 42 comes in at #3 with $10.7 million.

Lionsgate’s all-star comedy, The Big Wedding, tanked, debuting at just #4 with just $7.5 million. The ensemble cast includes Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Robin Williams, Susan Sarandon and Katherine Heigl.

Closing out the top 5 was The Croods, taking another $6.6 million, to take its total to $163 million.

That’s a wrap for this weekend. This upcoming week, look out for the release of Iron Man 3.

This weekend’s top 10 is as follows:

1. “Pain & Gain,” $20 million.
2. “Oblivion,” $17.4 million.
3. “42,” $10.7 million.
4. “The Big Wedding,” $7.5 million.
5. “The Croods,” $6.6 million.
6. “G.I. Joe: Retaliation,” $3.6 million.
7. “Scary Movie 5,” $3.5 million.
8. “Olympus Has Fallen,” $2.8 million.
9. “The Place Beyond the Pines,” $2.7 million.
10. “Jurassic Park” in 3-D, $2.3 million.

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