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'Be Kind Rewind' tied 'Juno,' but who was #1?

February 24, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
A new political thriller is the number-one film at the box office. It's "Vantage Point," which deals with a presidential assassination that is seen from different viewpoints by several different characters. The star-studded cast includes Dennis Quaid and Matthew Fox as Secret Service agents.

The movie took in an estimated 24 million dollars over the weekend.

"Jumper," which was the top movie last weekend, is second this week, followed closely by the family fantasy "The Spiderwick Chronicles."

The only other new film to crack the top 10 was the Jack Black comedy "Be Kind Rewind." It's tied for number seven with "Juno," a best-picture nominee that's collected 130 million dollars since it opened 12 weeks ago.

Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to Media By Numbers LLC. Final figures will be released Monday.

1. "Vantage Point," $24 million.
2. "Jumper," $12.7 million.
3. "Spiderwick Chronicles," $12.6 million.
4. "Step Up 2 the Streets," $9.8 million.
5. "Fool's Gold," $6.3 million.
6. "Definitely, Maybe," $5.2 million.
7. "Juno," $4.1 million.
7. "Be Kind Rewind," $4.1 million.
9. "Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins," $4 million.
10. "There Will Be Blood," $2.6 million.

 

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