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Sunday, January 29, 2012

'The Grey' finishes at No. 1 in weekend box office

Nothing too exciting out of this weekend's box office, which is fine because it's Oscar season! Entertainment Editor Mark Meszoros has made it a little easier to get in all the important films, listing where the best picture nominees are playing. (If you've seen all the nominees and just know who's going to win, how about entering our Academy Awards contest?)

From The Associated Press:
Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to Final figures will be released Monday.
1. “The Grey,” $20 million. (Review by The AP's Jake Coyle)
2. “Underworld: Awakening,” $12.5 million.
3. “One for the Money,” $11.8 million.
4. “Red Tails,” $10.4 million. (Review by Jake Coyle)
5. “Man on a Ledge,” $8.3 million. (Review by The AP's Christy Lemire)
6. “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close,” $7.1 million. (Review by The News-Herald's Mark Meszoros)
7. “The Descendants,” $6.6 million. (Review by Lemire)
8. “Contraband,” $6.5 million. (Review by Lemire)
9. “Beauty and the Beast,” $5.3 million.
10. “Haywire,” $4 million. (Review by Lemire)

-- Cheryl Sadler | | @nhcheryl

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