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Friday
Dec022011

It’s Catch-Up Weekend at the Theatres

Ryan McVay/Photodisc(LOS ANGELES) -- If you haven't been to the movies in a while, you have a chance to play catch-up with the latest releases this weekend: no new films are opening in wide release Friday.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 1 has been the top film over the past two weekends. It's earned well over 200 million dollars at the domestic box office since its November 18 debut. Your other options include The Muppets, Happy Feet Two, Arthur Christmas and Hugo, all of which opened during Thanksgiving week.

Among the films currently screening in limited release: the critically acclaimed George Clooney drama The Descendants.

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Sunday
Nov282010

'Harry Potter' Tops Disney's 'Tangled' for Holiday Weekend Crown

Photo Courtesy - Jaap Buitendijk/Warner Bros. Pictures(LOS ANGELES) -- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 managed to avoid getting tangled up in the fierce holiday competition and remained the No. 1 film in America, earning an estimated $50.3 million.

Disney's Tangled, which stars Mandy Moore as the voice of princess Rapunzel in the modern take on the classic fairy tale, came in second with an estimated $49.1 million.

Burlesque, the bawdy vehicle for pop stars Christina Aguilera and Cher -- who hasn't appeared on the big screen since 2003 -- survived a critical beating to earn $11.8 million over the weekend.

Also landing in the top 5 was Dreamworks' animated feature Megamind, which brought in $12,850,000 in its third week of release, and the Denzel Washington action film Unstoppable, which took another $11.7 million.

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