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'Rio' takes box office top spot for 2nd weekend

A scene from the movie 'Rio.' (Photo courtesy of Blue Sky Studio / Twentieth Century Fox Animation)

April 24, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Anne Hathaway and Jesse Eisenberg's animated film, "Rio" took the top spot at the weekend box office for another week.

The family adventure took in $26.8 million , edging out "Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family," which debuted a close second with $25.8 million.

Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson's circus romance "Water for Elephants" premiered in third-place with $17.5 million.

Russell Brand and James Marsden's "Hop" snagged the No. 4 spot, and "Scream 4" rounded out the top five with $7.2 million.

1. "Rio," $26.8 million.

2. "Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family," $25.8 million.

3. "Water for Elephants," $17.5 million.

4. "Hop," $12.5 million.

5. "Scream 4," $7.2 million.

6. "African Cats," $6.4 million.

7. "Soul Surfer," $5.6 million.

8. "Insidious," $5.4 million.

9. "Hanna," $5.3 million.

10. "Source Code," $5.1 million.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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