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Sunday, February 20, 2011

No. 1 is Unknown; No. 2 is Number Four

The biggest weekend box office news might be that both "The King's Speech" and "Black Swan" have topped the $100 million mark. Colin Firth and Natalie Portman, the respective film's stars, are favorites for next week's Oscars. (Speaking of, have you made your picks yet?)

According to The Associated Press:
Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to Final figures will be released Tuesday.
1. “Unknown,” $21.8 million. (Review by The AP's Christy Lemire)
2. “I Am Number Four,” $19.5 million. (Review by Scripps Howard's Barbara Vancheri)
3. “Gnomeo & Juliet,” $19.4 million. (Review by Lemire)
4. “Just Go With It,” $18.2 million. (Review by The AP's David Germain)
5. “Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son,” $17 million.
6. “Justin Bieber: Never Say Never,” $13.6 million. (Review by Lemire)
7. “The King’s Speech,” $6.6 million. (Review from Lemire; "Colin Firth stammers eloquently as King George" by Germain)
8. “The Roommate,” $4.1 million.
9. “The Eagle,” $3.6 million. (Review by Germain)
10. “No Strings Attached,” $3.1 million. (Review from Lemire)

-- Cheryl Sadler | | @nhcheryl

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