(NEW YORK) -- Anthony Hopkins' latest film has earned the "rite" to call itself the box office champion.
Hopkins' thriller The Rite debuted in first place over the weekend, earning an estimated $15 million. It took the top spot away from the romantic comedy No Strings Attached, which dropped to second place, with $13.7 million. The Jason Statham action flick The Mechanic tied with The Green Hornet for the third spot, with each film collecting $11.5 million.
The King's Speech received a nice Oscar bump, earning $11.1 million, about two million more than it raised the previous weekend. The film received 12 Oscar nominations last week and is considered a top contender in the best picture category.
Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated ticket sales:
1. The Rite, $15 million.
2. No Strings Attached, $13.7 million.
3T. The Green Hornet, $11.5 million.
3T. The Mechanic, $11.5 million.
5. The King's Speech, $11.1 million.
6. True Grit, $7.6 million.
7. The Dilemma, $5.5 million.
8. Black Swan, $5.1 million.
9. The Fighter, $4.1 million.
10. Yogi Bear, $3.2 million.
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