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Weekend U.S Box Office of November 17-19, 2006

November 20, 2006 (3:55 am) GMT
Newly-released flick "Happy Feet" opens strong with $42.3 million and snatches the top spot from "Borat" on the weekend box-office ended November 19, 2006.
Weekend U.S Box Office of November 17-19, 2006

A really tight race has marked the weekend box-office competition this time as two rookies emerged to battle fiercely for the no. 1 title, but in the end, it's the tap-dancing penguin from "" that finally rules over.

Drawing in a tremendous income of $41.5 million in its three-day run on the chart ended Sunday, November 19, 2006, the Warner Bros. CG animated penguin romp triumphantly beats its closest rival "" as the latest outing of 007 series scores slightly below at $40.8 million.

Last-week champ, "" comes next as the second runner-up after making its way to add another $14.6 million into its pocket followed by "" which took in $8.3 million to raise its total domestic gross to $51.7 million.

Also forced to go down are Columbia Pictures' comedy picture "" and another animated flick "", the former gaining $6.6 million while the latter earning $6.5 million to seat on the fifth and sixth rank, respectively.

The rest positions placed in order up to number ten go to Lionsgate's horror feature "" with $2.91 million, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's multiple narrative story of "" with $2.9 million, Warner Bros.' "" with $2.5 million, and newcomer "After Dark Horrorfest: 8 Films to Die For" with $2.3 million.

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