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READY FOR ACTION: Scarlett Johansson in the No. 1 film, "Iron Man 2."
READY FOR ACTION: Scarlett Johansson in the No. 1 film, "Iron Man 2." (Francois Duhamel/paramount Pictures Via Associated Press)

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Monday, May 17, 2010

Steel bested bows and arrows at the movies over the weekend, with "Iron Man 2" beating "Robin Hood" to stay No. 1 at the box office. The superhero sequel starring Robert Downey Jr. took in $53 million. "Robin Hood," which features Russell Crowe teaming up with director Ridley Scott for the fifth time, debuted in the No. 2 spot with an estimated $37.1 million.

Here are the top movie ticket sales Friday through Sunday, with estimated weekend receipts, and total receipts since the movie opened. The number of weeks opened is in parentheses.

WeekendTotal
in millions of dollars
1.Iron Man 2 (2)53.0212.2
2.Robin Hood (1)37.137.1
3.Letters to Juliet (1)13.813.8
4.Just Wright (1)8.58.5
5.How to Train Your Dragon (8)5.1207.8
6.A Nightmare on Elm Street (3)4.756.1
7.Date Night (6)4.086.7
8.The Back-Up Plan (4)2.534.2
9.Furry Vengeance (3)2.315.1
10. Clash of the Titans (7)1.3160.2

SOURCE: WWW.BOXOFFICEMOJO.COM


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