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Vantage Points to the Top of the Box Office
Vantage Point, a political thriller starring Matthew Fox, Dennis Quaid and seemingly an entire third of Hollywood, was No. 1 with a bullet at the weekend box office, opening with a $24 million haul. The previous chart-topper, Jumper, dropped to second with $12.7 mil. Rounding out the top five were The Spiderwick Chronicles ($12.6 mil), Step Up 2 the Streets ($9.8 mil) and Fool's Gold ($6.3 mil). Jack Black's Be Kind Rewind, the only other new release to crack the top 10, tied Juno for No. 7, with $4.1 million. Related: " Ken Fox digs up a Be Kind Rewind scandal
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