iron man 2 scarlett robert 320 Box Office: 'Iron Man 2' tops the weekend; 'Robin Hood' steals secondAs expected, “Iron Man 2” topped the weekend box office while “Robin Hood” stole the second place spot.

The Robert Downey Jr. action sequel grossed $53 million in its second weekend in theaters while Russell Crowe‘s “Robin Hood” reboot, new in theaters this weekend, took in $37.1 million.

Other new releases this weekend included the Amanda Seyfried-starring “Letters to Juliet”, which placed a distant third with $13.8 million, and “Just Wright” with Queen Latifah only managed $8.5 million.

The top ten grossing films of the weekend are as follows:

  1. “Iron Man 2” – $53.0 million
  2. “Robin Hood” – $37.1 million
  3. “Letters to Juliet” – $13.8 million
  4. “Just Wright” – $8.5 million
  5. “How to Train Your Dragon” – $5.1 million
  6. “A Nightmare on Elm Street” – $4.7 million
  7. “Date Night” – $4.0 million
  8. “The Back-Up Plan” – $2.5 million
  9. “Furry Vengeance” – $2.3 million
  10. “Clash of the Titans” – $1.3 million

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