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Monday
Nov142011

'Immortals' Tops Box Office with $32 Million

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Immortals showed plenty of life at the box office over the weekend.

The new action flick opened in first place, earning an estimated $32 million to top the Adam Sandler comedy Jack and Jill.  Sandler's film debuted in the runner-up spot, with $26 million.

Puss in Boots, which was the box office champ the previous two weekends, dropped to third place, raising $25.5 million.  The Clint Eastwood-directed drama J. Edgar, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, premiered in fifth place, with $11.5 million.

Immortals' run in the top spot will likely be short-lived, given that The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 1 opens this Friday.

Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated ticket sales:

1. Immortals, $32 million.
2. Jack and Jill, $26 million.
3. Puss in Boots, $25.5 million.
4. Tower Heist, $13.2 million.
5. J. Edgar, $11.5 million.
6. A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas, $5.9 million.
7. In Time, $4.2 million.
8. Paranormal Activity 3, $3.6 million.
9. Footloose, $2.7 million.
10. Real Steel, $2 million.

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Friday
Nov112011

'Jack and Jill,' 'Immortals,' 'J. Edgar' Open Nationwide Friday

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

-- Jack and Jill: Adam Sandler stars as Jack, a Los Angeles family man who receives a visit from his wacky twin sister Jill -- also played by Sandler -- on Thanksgiving.  Katie Holmes and Al Pacino also star.  Rated PG.

-- Immortals: From the producers of 300 comes this action flick, about a stonemason in ancient Greece who vows to take down a violent king.  Mickey Rourke, Henry Cavill and Freida Pinto star in the film, which is screening in 3D.  Rated R.

-- J. Edgar: The biopic explores the life of longtime FBI head J. Edgar Hoover, played by Leonardo DiCaprio.  Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts and Judi Dench also star in the Clint Eastwood-directed film.  Rated R.  [Click here to read a review]

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