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  • Today's News: Our Take - Box Office: Jack the Giant Slayer Tops Slow Weekend

  • Jack the Giant Slayer opened at the No. 1 spot at the box office with $28 million, according to Box Office Mojo.
    The $195 million-budget modern take on the classic tale stars Nicholas Hoult as the titular character, as well as ...
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  • Jack the Giant Slayer opened at the No. 1 spot at the box office with $28 million, according to Box Office Mojo.
    The $195 million-budget modern take on the classic tale stars Nicholas Hoult as the titular character, as well as Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci and Ian McShane.
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    Coming in second was the comedy Identity Thief, which raked in $9.7 million, bringing its four-week gross to $107.4 million.In the No. 3 spot was the slapstick comedy 21 and Over with $9 million. Right behind was the thriller The Last Exorcism Part II with $8 million.
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    Snitch, starring Dwayne Johnson, came in fifth, making $7.7 million, edging out Escape from Planet Earth, which grossed $6.7 million.
    Rounding out the top 10: Safe Haven (No. 7, $6.3 million), Silver Linings Playbook (No. 8, $5.9 million), A Good Day to Die Hard (No. 9, $4.5 million) and Dark Skies (No. 10, $3.6 million).
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    View original Box Office: Jack the Giant Slayer Tops Slow Weekend at TVGuide.com