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Green Hornet Buzzes to Box Office #1

Columbia's THE GREEN HORNET had enough buzz to top the U.S. box office for the weekend of Jan. 14-16, 2011.

Columbia's THE GREEN HORNET had enough buzz to top the U.S. box office for the weekend of Jan. 14-16, 2011. The Seth Rogen superhero spoof earned $34 million. CEG Media, CIS Hollywood, Luma Pictures and Proof provided the visual effects.

Universal's relationship comedy THE DILEMMA premiered in second with $17.4 million.

Paramount's TRUE GRIT lassoed another $11.2 million in third. With vfx from Creature Effects, Luma Pictures, Special FX International, Tinsley Studio and Wolf Stuntworks, the Coen Brother Western has rode away with $126.4 million thus far.

Weinstein Co.'s THE KING'S SPEECH leapt from ninth to fourth with $9.07 million. With visual effects from Molinare Studio and Pixion, the King George VI tale has a cume of $44.6 million.

Fox Searchlight's BLACK SWAN swam away with an additional $8.13 million in fifth. With vfx from Look Effects, the psychological thriller has brought in $73 million to date.

Universal's LITTLE FOCKERS tumbled from second to sixth with $7.14 million. The slapstick comedy has a cume of $134.2 million.

Disney's TRON: LEGACY raced into seventh with $5.67 million. With visual effects provided by Digital Domain, Mr. X and Prime Focus, the holiday season hit has amassed $156.9 million thus far.

Holding steady at eighth, YOGI BEAR snatched another $5.35 million. With vfx from Rhythm & Hues, Entity FX and NeoReel, the Hanna Barbera-inspired flick has filled its picnic basket with $82.1 million.

Paramount's THE FIGHTER slugged out an additional $5.13 million. With visual effects from Comen VFX, the true-life boxing tale has a cume of $65.8 million.

Rogue's SEASON OF THE WITCH plummeted from third to tenth, earning $4.5 million. With vfx from Filmefex Studio and Tippett Studio, the supernatural thriller has bewitched $18 million to date.

Box office numbers were obtained on boxofficemojo.com.

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