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Sunday
Apr242011

'Rio' Tops Box Office for Second Straight Week

Comstock Images/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- The Fox animated film, Rio, has run away with the top spot at the box office for the second week in a row.

According to the latest box office figures, Rio pulled in $26.8 million over the weekend, trailed by Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family, which raked in $25.8 million in its first week.

Water for Elephants ($17.5 million), Hop ($12.5 million) and Scream 4 ($7.2 million) rounded out the top five at the box office, in that order.

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Sunday
Apr172011

'Rio' Helps Box Office Bounce Back

Ryan McVay/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- After a dismal few weeks, box office ticket sales came back strong, led by the 3-D film, Rio.

The Fox animated film, which stars the voices of Jesse Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Tracy Morgan and George Lopez, topped the weekend box office, raking in $40 million. Coming in second over the weekend was Scream 4, with $19.3 million.

Hop ($11.2 million), Soul Surfer ($7.4 million) and Hanna ($7.3 million) rounded out the top five at the box office, in that order.

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Sunday
Apr102011

'Hop' Tops Box Office for Second Week

Comstock Images/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- For the second week in a row, the Easter bunny’s teenage son finds himself ahead of the pack at the box office.

Hop, the film featuring the voice of Russell Brand about a rabbit looking to become a rock star, raked in $21.7 million at the box office. It was a one-two finish for Brand, who also stars in Arthur, which pulled in $12.6 million to place second in the weekend box office rankings.

Hanna ($12.3 million), Soul Surfer ($11.1 million) and Insidious ($9.7 million) rounded out the top five at the box office.

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Sunday
Apr032011

'Hop' Leaps to Box Office Top

Ryan McVay/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- The Easter bunny bounced its way to the top of the box office this weekend.

Hop, the animated and live-action flick starring the voice of Russell Brand as a teen bunny beat predictions, pulling in an estimated $38.1 million. It's the second week in a row that a kids' movie reigned supreme. Last week, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules was on top. It fell to fourth at this week's box office.

Second place went to the Jake Gyllenhaal sci-fi thriller Source Code.

The horror film Insidious freaked its way to third place.

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Friday
Apr012011

'Hop,' 'Source Code,' 'Insidious' Hit Theaters Nationwide Friday

Comstock Images/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday:

-- Hop: In this live-action/animated film, Russell Brand voices the Easter Bunny's son, E.B., who pals around with a man who hit him with his car.  James Marsden, Kaley Cuoco and Hugh Laurie are also part of the cast.  Rated PG.

-- Source Code: Jake Gyllenhaal is a soldier involved in a government project dubbed the "Source Code," which allows him to take over another person's body to travel back in time.  He uses this skill to investigate a train bombing in Chicago.  Michelle Monaghan and Vera Farmiga also star.  Rated PG-13.

-- Insidious: A family moves into a home and discovers it's haunted...or is it their son who's haunted?  Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne and Barbara Hershey star in this thriller, from the creators of Saw and Paranormal Activity.  Rated PG-13.

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