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Panned by Critics, 'The Green Hornet' Still Tops Box Office

January 17, 2011 (2:38 am) GMT
The superhero movie rakes in an estimated $34 million which marks the second-best opening ever for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
Panned by Critics, 'The Green Hornet' Still Tops Box Office

"" has come out as a new champion during another low weekend. The movie grosses $33.7 million, and despite the not-spectacular number, it manages to nab the second-best opening ever for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

The superhero flick from Michel Gondry entertains audience with special effects. However, reviewers pan the project as lackluster although it has all-star cast that includes and Oscar winner .

Also debuting lame this week is "". The comedy rakes in $17.8 million during the weekend for a four-day total at $20.7 million, which is far lower than the usual opening for a or comedy. Still, the number leads the Ron Howard-directed movie score the runner-up position at the chart.

Last week's winner "" now sits on the third place with $10.9 million, suffering a modest decline of 25.3%. "" makes a leap from number nine to four with $9.2 million cume, followed by "" which has a steady weekend on the fifth place. The supernatural thriller starring adds $8.4 million haul.

Top Ten Movies at Box Office for January 14-16:

  1. "" - $33.7 million
  2. "" - $17.8 million
  3. "" - $10.9 million
  4. "" - $9.2 million
  5. "" - $8.4 million
  6. "" - $7.2 million
  7. "" - $5.7 million
  8. "" - $5.3 million
  9. "" - $5.0 million
  10. "" - $4.5 million

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