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Sunday, July 8, 2012

'Spider-man' finishes first at weekend box office

The second of this summer's three superhero blockbusters ends its first weekend at the box office in first place -- which shouldn't be much of a surprise. If you haven't yet seen the movie, preview it with our podcast on anticipating "The Amazing Spider-Man" before heading to theaters.

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. “The Amazing Spider-Man,” $65 million ($129.1 million international). (Review by The News-Herald's Mark Meszoros)
2. “Ted,” $32.6 million ($15 million international). (Review by Meszoros)
3. “Brave,” $20.2 million ($4.2 million international). (Review by Meszoros; Cast, director talk about Pixar's 'Brave' and its animated take on Scotland by The AP's David Germain)
4. “Savages,” $16.2 million. (Review by Meszoros)
5. “Magic Mike,” $15.6 million. (Review by The AP's Christy Lemire)
6. “Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Witness Protection,” $10.2 million.
7. “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted,” $7.7 million ($6.4 million international). (Review by Germain)
8. “Katy Perry: Part of Me,” $7.2 million ($2.3 million international). (Review by The AP's Jake Coyle)
9. “Moonrise Kingdom,” $4.6 million ($300,000 international). (Review by Lemire)
10. “To Rome with Love,” $3.5 million ($2.4 million international). (Review by Germain)

-- Cheryl Sadler | | @nhcheryl

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