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Russell Brand Beats Russell Brand at the Box Office as Hop Stays on Top

In the battle of Russell Brand versus Russell Brand, filmgoers chose the animated bunny over the millionaire playboy, Box Office Mojo reports. Hop, featuring Brand's voice as the title character, held on firmly to the top spot at the box office, grossing an estimated $21.6 million in its second week of release. Brand's latest film, a remake of Arthur, followed at No. 2 with...

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In the battle of Russell Brand versus Russell Brand, filmgoers chose the animated bunny over the millionaire playboy, Box Office Mojo reports.

Hop, featuring Brand's voice as the title character, held on firmly to the top spot at the box office, grossing an estimated $21.6 million in its second week of release. Brand's latest film, a remake of Arthur, followed at No. 2 with $12.6 million.

Hop leaps to the top spot at the box office

The new action film Hanna followed close behind in the third spot, drawing $12.3 million. The  family film Soul Surfer came in at No. 4, earning $11.1 million in its first weekend.

Insidious filled out the top five, taking in $9.7 million.

The fourth new release of the weekend, the fantasy pot comedy Your Highness, ranked sixth for the weekend with $9.5 million. Source Code came in at No. 7, drawing more than $9 million.

Rounding out the top 10: Limitless (No. 8, $5.6 million), Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (No. 9, $4.8 million) and The Lincoln Lawyer (No. 10, $4.6 million).