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Sunday, June 19, 2011

'Lantern' opens at No. 1; 'Super 8' has super staying power

Less-than-stellar reviews didn't keep "Green Lantern" from a $52.7 million debut this weekend. And Judy Moody seems to be having quite a bummer summer: After opening at No. 7, she's already down to No. 10. After "Cars" opens next weekend, she is sure to lose her spot in the top 10 after two weeks.

From The Associated Press:
Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to Where available, latest international numbers are also included. Final domestic figures will be released Monday.
1. “Green Lantern,” $52.7 million ($17 million international). (Review by The AP's Christy Lemire)
2. “Super 8,” $21.3 million. (Review by The News-Herald's Mark Meszoros)
3. “Mr. Popper’s Penguins,” $18.2 million. (Review by The AP's Jake Coyle)
4. “X-Men: First Class,” $11.5 million. (Review by The AP's David Germain)
5. “The Hangover Part II,” $9.6 million ($21.4 million international). (Review by Meszoros)
6. “Kung Fu Panda 2,” $8.7 million ($52.5 million). (Review by Lemire)
7. “Bridesmaids,” $7.5 million ($7.3 million international). (Review by Christy Lemire)
8. “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” $6.2 million ($25.9 million international). (Review by Meszoros)
9. “Midnight in Paris,” $5.2 million.
10. “Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer,” $2.2 million. (Review by Lemire)

-- Cheryl Sadler | | @nhcheryl

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