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'The Conjuring' Outperforms Ryan Reynolds' Two Movies at Box Office

July 22, 2013 (1:31 am) GMT
Reynolds apparently cannot help either 'Turbo' or 'R.I.P.D.' claim the throne as James Wan's horror movie makes a record-breaking debut.

Without any strong competition, "" easily makes its way to the top spot at the box office. The movie from director James Wan grabs $41.9 million for Warner Bros. Pictures and, therefore, sets a new record for the best opening ever for an R-rated horror pic. Trailing behind it is the two-time champ "" which makes another $24.9 million in its third week.

, meanwhile, finds no luck following the results of "" and "". The snail animated film cannot top "Despicable Me 2" as it debuts in the third position with $21.3 million for 20th Century Fox. As for the latter movie, the buddy cop comedy also starring opens to a disappointing $12.7 million in No. 7.

Another new entry this weekend also makes a modest debut. Playing in 3016 theaters, "" which stars , and among others ranks fifth with $18 million. Taking in the fourth slot is 's "" that grabs another $19.9 million in its second run.

Top Ten Movies at Box Office for July 19 - 21:

  1. "" - $41.9 million
  2. "" - $24.9 million
  3. "" - $21.3 million
  4. "" - $19.9 million
  5. "" - $18 million
  6. "" - $16 million
  7. "" - $12.7 million
  8. "" - $9.3 million
  9. "" - $5.2 million
  10. "" - $5.1 million


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