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Sunday, July 24, 2011

You and the 'Captain' make it happen

The latest big summer blockbuster knocked the previous big summer blockbuster out of first place at the weekend box office. (Sports Editor Mark Podolski blogged about his thoughts on "Captain America", if the links below aren't enough on the first avenger for you.)

From The Associated Press:
Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to Final domestic figures will be released Monday.
1. “Captain America: The First Avenger,” $65.8 million ($2.8 million international). (Review by The News-Herald's Mark Meszoros; "Evans apprehensive about clutching shield in 'Captain America'" by The AP's Derrik J. Lang; "Captain America's co-creator proud of patriotic hero" by The AP's Matt Moore)
2. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,” $48 million ($121.3 million international). (Review by Meszoros; "But what if the 'Harry Potter' stars had never been cast?" by The AP's David Germain)
3. “Friends With Benefits,” $18.5 million. (Review by The AP's Jake Coyle)
4. “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” $12 million ($62 million international). (Review by Meszoros)
5. “Horrible Bosses,” $11.7 million. (Review by Meszoros)
6. “Zookeeper,” $8.7 million. (Review by Germain)
7. “Cars 2,” $5.7 million ($17.7 million international). (Review by The AP's Christy Lemire)
8. “Winnie the Pooh,” $5.1 million. (Review by Lemire)
9. “Bad Teacher,” $2.6 million. (Review by Lemire)
10. “Midnight in Paris,” $1.9 million.

-- Cheryl Sadler | | @nhcheryl

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