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Puss in Boots clawed its way to the top of the box office straight out of the gate, Hollywood.com reports.

The Shrek spin-off grossed an estimated $34 million in its opening weekend. Last weekend's No. 1 film, Paranormal Activity 3, scared up another $18.5 million the weekend before Halloween to rank second.

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The sci-fi film In Time opened to $12 million to take third place. Footloose was grounded at No. 4 with $5.4 million. The Rum Diary, starring Johnny Depp, was the lowest premiere of the weekend — drawing $5 million to take fifth place.

Real Steel took the No. 6 spot with $4.7 million. The Three Musketeers followed in seventh place with $3.5 million.

Rounding out the top 10: The Ides of March (No. 8, $2.7 million), Moneyball (No. 9, $2.4 million) and Courageous (No. 10, $1.8 million).