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The "Flight" Flies So High

September 26, 2005 (2:54 am) GMT
Flightplan, an airplane thriller starring Jodie Foster, flew to the No.1 position during its first weekend at the North American box office on Sunday

flies the airplane high, so high that it could successfully land to the 1st position at the North American box office on Sunday. "," earning an estimated $24.4 million in its opening weekend in over 3,400 theatres, is overshadowed by the animated tale "Tim Burton's Corpse Bride," which takes the No.2 slot in its first wide weekend release with $20.1 million.

Last weekend's champion, "," slips two to No. 3 with $9.8 million, ahead of "," which taking in $8 million. Else where, "" clings at No. 5 with $7.5 million, and followed behind by "" with $4.9 million. At No. 7 is Universal Pictures comedy "," comes after which at No. 8 is "" with $2.2 million.

This weekend's Top 10 is rounded out by Fox's action sequel "Transporter 2" and Rogue Pictures' "," both earning just over $2 million.

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