Our forums' most anticipated movies for the week ending March 28, 2013

Forum Buzz: 'Thor', 'Man of Steel' & 'Iron Man 3' Shuffle to Break the 'Star Trek' Streak

on March 28, 2013 by Shawn Robbins
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im3-stid.pngFor the first time since January 24, Forum Buzz has a new "most anticipated" movie.

After an eight-week run in the top spot, Star Trek Into Darkness was dethroned and knocked into second place. Voting was close, but for the first time Iron Man 3 can claim the #1 spot on our forum chart. With the release of both titles now less than two months away, The Dark Knight Rises' record 12-week run at #1 is safe for awhile.

The other upset of the week came from Thor: The Dark World which managed to overtake Man of Steel's votes and crack the top three for the first time. The latter flick dropped to fourth place.

Meanwhile, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug received a three-spot boost into a tie for fifth with Catching Fire. Smaug was the recent benefactor of new buzz thanks to the online premiere of the movie's first footage on Sunday.

Meanwhile, Fast & Furious 6 climbed three positions back up to #7 while Monsters University leaped five spots back into the top ten. Oblivion slipped, however, and fell five rungs down to #12. Other notable films with big increases in buzz this week included 42 and Pain & Gain.

The only new release of Easter weekend to chart in it's final week of eligibility was G.I. Joe: Retaliation at #16.

For the full list of most anticipated films, and to contribute your own opinion on what flicks you're most excited to see, please visit this page on our forums and join the discussion.

Most Anticipated Movies for the Week Ending March 28:

1. Iron Man 3 (+1)
2. Star Trek Into Darkness (-1)
3. Thor: The Dark World (+1)
4. Man of Steel (-1)
5. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (+3) (tie)
5. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2 weeks running) (tie)
7. Fast & Furious 6 (+3)
8. Pacific Rim (-2)
9. Monsters University (+5)
10. The Hangover Part III (-1)

Now eligible for voting: Noah
No longer eligible: G.I. Joe: Retaliation, The Host, and Tyler Perry's Temptation

Nathan Frederick (forum member "tribefan695") contributed to this report.

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Tags: Pain and Gain, 42, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Oblivion, Fast & Furious 6, Monsters University, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Thor: The Dark World, Man of Steel, Iron Man 3, Star Trek Into Darkness
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