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Box Office: 'Dark Knight Rises' Beats 'Total Recall' Reboot

This weekend at the box office, Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises” came in on top at the box office, besting Sony’s “Total Recall” reboot and Fox’s “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days.”

This weekend at the box office, Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises came in on top at the box office, bringing in $36.4 million on its third weekend out for a domestic total of $354.6 million. This marks the third straight weekend the film has easily held on to the top spot. Overseas, the film earned $67 million for a total of $378.4 million, bringing the worldwide total to $733 million.

Coming in second place, Sony’s reboot of Total Recall brought in $26 million during its debut weekend, only slightly ahead of the first Total Recall, which made $22.5 million on its debut weekend 22 years ago.

Fox’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days also had its debut this weekend, with the third installment of the franchise bringing in $14.7 million.

Fox and Blue Sky’s Ice Age: Continental Drift, the fourth installment in Fox’s prehistoric animated series, came in fourth place on its fourth weekend out, earning $8.4 million for a total of $131.9 million. Overseas, Ice Age 4 held onto its second place ranking with $32.8 million, bringing the film’s worldwide total to $715.9 million.

Fox’s R-rated sci-fi comedy The Watch came in fifth place on its second weekend at the box office with $6.4 million for a total of $25.4 million.

At number six, Seth MacFarlane’s raunchy comedy Ted brought in $5.5 million for a total of $203.4 million in the films sixth weekend at the box office. Overseas, the film brought in $32 million for an international total of $77.3 million.

Summit Entertainment’s Step Up Revolution came in seventh place at the box office this weekend, bringing in $5.3 million for a total of $23.1 million.

At number eight, Sony’s The Amazing Spider-Man earned $4.3 million on its fifth weekend out for a total of $250.6 million.

Disney and Pixar’s Brave brought in $2.9 million on its seventh weekend at the box office for a domestic total of $223.3 million. Brave continued its international rollout, adding $16.5 million for a total of $118 million.

Rounding out the list at number 10, Warner Bros.’ Magic Mike brought in $1.4 million for a total of $110.9 million.

Box office numbers were obtained on boxofficemojo.com.

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