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Sunday, July 10, 2011

It's 'Transformers' again

Ouch, kind of a weak weekend at the box office. The top movie made $70 million less than last week, and the awful-looking "Zookeeper" placed third, ahead of a Pixar flick.

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 today.
1. “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” $47 million ($93 million international). (Review by The News-Herald's Mark Meszoros)
2. “Horrible Bosses,” $28.1 million. (Review by Meszoros)
3. “Zookeeper,” $21 million ($7.5 million international). (Review by The AP's David Germain)
4. “Cars 2,” $15.2 million ($26.9 million international). (Review by The AP's Christy Lemire)
5. “Bad Teacher,” $9 million. (Review by Lemire)
6. “Larry Crowne,” $6.3 million. (Review by Meszoros; "Tom Hanks may be a huge star, but he makes a believable everyman" by Germain)
7. “Super 8,” $4.8 million ($2.5 million international). (Review by Meszoros)
8. “Monte Carlo,” $3.8 million.
9. “Green Lantern,” $3.1 million. (Review by Lemire)
10. “Mr. Popper’s Penguins,” $2.9 million. (Review by The AP's Jake Coyle)

-- Cheryl Sadler | | @nhcheryl

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