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SHOW BIZ: Weekend Movie Box Office Estimates: July 22-24, 2011

Rank

Film

Distributor

Weekend Total

# Of Screens

Weeks Playing

Cumulative
Box Office

1

Captain America: The First Avenger

Paramount

$65,827,000

3,715

1

$65,827,000

2

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

Warner Brothers

$48,065,000

4,375

2

$274,182,000

3

Friends With Benefits

Screen Gems

$18,500,000

2,926

1

$18,500,000

4

Transformers: Dark Of The Moon

P/DW

$12,000,000

3,375

4

$325,789,000

5

Horrible Bosses

Warner Bros (NL)

$11,720,000

3,104

3

$82,402,000

For more information, access the complete chart on boxofficemojo.com.

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1. Captain America: The First Avenger: Based on the Marvel Comics character from World War II. A brave, yet mild-mannered young soldier named Steve Rogers, volunteers to undergo a series of experiments for a US army Super Soldier program. The military succeeds in transforming him into a human weapon, but quickly decide that their Super Soldier is far too expensive a creation to risk in combat. So, they decide to put him to use as an army celebrity and parade him across Europe to boost morale by performing in USO shows for American troops. - www.imdb.com

2. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2:" The final chapter begins as Harry, Ron, and Hermione continue their quest of finding and destroying the Dark Lord's three remaining Horcruxes, the magical items responsible for his immortality. But as the mystical Deathly Hallows are uncovered, and Voldemort finds out about their mission, the biggest battle begins and life as they know it will never be the same again. -www.imdb.com

3. Freinds With Benefits: While trying to avoid the clichés of Hollywood romantic comedies, Dylan (Timberlake) and Jamie (Kunis) soon discover however that adding the act of sex to their friendship does lead to complications. -www.imdb.com

4. "Transformers: Dark of the Moon:"
Director Michael Bay returns to wreak more robotic mayhem in this third entry of the Transformers franchise. Penning the further adventures of the Autobots and Decepticons is Ehren Kruger, who co-wrote the second installment. Shia LaBeouf and Tyrese Gibson topline the film, with John Malkovich and Frances McDormand heading up the supporting cast. - Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi

5. "Horrible Bosses:" Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, and Charlie Day star in this workplace comedy about three frustrated employees who hatch a plan to kill their micromanaging bosses, only to find their murderous plot snowballing into disaster. Seth Gordon (The King of King: A Fistfull of Quarters) directs a screenplay written by Michael Markowitz,Jonathan Goldstein, and John Francis Daley. - Jason Buchanan, Rovi


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