‘Iron Man 3′ and ‘Gatsby’ kill at US box office
Super-hero blockbuster sequel “Iron Man 3″ stayed on top at the US box office after it’s mega debut a week earlier — but “The Great Gatsby” was also a power player, industry estimates showed Sunday. On its second weekend in US theaters, “Iron Man 3,” starring Robert Downey Jr as the title character, took in $72.5 million, according to industry tracker Exhibitor Relations. Added to its take since it opened last weekend with $175.3 million — the second biggest box office debut ever — the comic book superhero flick has now racked up a total of $284.9 million.
In the fourth spot, romantic comedy “Peeples,” starring Craig Robinson as a boyfriend who initially fails to impress the tony family of his girlfriend, played by Kerry Washington, took in $4.9 million. Not far behind was “42,” a biopic about trailblazing black baseball star Jackie Robinson, which made $4.7 million for fifth place.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at CapitalFM