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Box Office: Pain At Top in US

Pain And Gain premiered at the top of the list for us here in the States but the big story was happening around the rest of the world as Iron Man 3 opened to $198.4 million overseas.

We will have plenty to say about Iron Man 3 when it opens here this weekend but in the meantime, following is the Top 10 for the weekend of April 26 – 28, 2013.

1. Pain and Gain ($20,244,505)
2. Oblivion ($17,803,425)
3. 42 ($10,657,443)
4. The Big Wedding ($7,591,663)
5. The Croods ($6,726,918)
6. G.I. Joe: Retaliation ($3,701,825)
7. Scary Movie 5 ($3,434,451)
8. Olympus Has Fallen ($2,863,345)
9. The Place Beyond the Pines ($2,699,000)
10. Jurassic Park 3D ($2,374,685)

New Movies in bold.

Figures from Box Office Mojo

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