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'Green Hornet' Stings Box Office Competition

Photo Courtesy - Sony Pictures(LOS ANGELES) – The Green Hornet, a superhero comedy starring and co-written by Seth Rogen, took the top spot at the box office this weekend, raking in $34 million, according to early estimates.

In a distant second was the debut of the Ron Howard-directed comedy The Dilemma, starring Vince Vaughn and Kevin James. It reportedly pulled in $17.4 million.

Rounding out the top five were True Grit, The King's Speech, and Black Swan.

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'The Green Hornet,' 'The Dilemma' Open Nationwide

Photo Courtesy - Sony Pictures(NEW YORK) -- Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday:

* The Green Hornet -- The masked hero that debuted on radio in the 1930s and had his own TV show in the 1960s comes to the big screen, courtesy of star Seth Rogen, who co-wrote the screenplay.  With the help of his sidekick Kato, Rogen's Britt Reid becomes a vigilante known as the Green Hornet after the death of his famous father.  Jay Chou, Cameron Diaz and Tom Wilkinson also star in the PG-13 rated flick.

* The Dilemma -- Vince Vaughn is Ronny, who suspects that the wife of his best friend Nick, played by Kevin James, may be cheating on his pal.  He struggles to come up with a way to break the bad news to his pal.  Jennifer Connelly, Winona Ryder, Channing Tatum and Queen Latifah also star in this Ron Howard-directed comedy.  The film is rated PG-13.´╗┐

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