Heigl, Duhamel starrer edges out 'Social Network'

“Life As We Know It,” the new pic from Warner Bros., got the top spot at the Friday B.O. with about $5.2 million in 3,150 engagements. The Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel starrer bested Sony’s “The Social Network,” which collected about $4.9 million in 2,771 runs.

Disney’s “Secretariat” began its first frame with roughly $4 million in 3,072 engagements. “My Soul to Take,” a 3D pic from Universal, earned an estimate of $2.7 million in 2,572 runs. Warner Bros.’ “The Town” rounded out the top 5 on Friday with about $1.8 million in 2,720 engagements.

“Legends of the Guardians,” also from Warner Bros., took in about $1.7 million in 3,225 engagements. Oliver Stone’s “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” earned 20th Century Fox about $1.4 million in 2,829 runs. Sony’s comedy “Easy A” earned about $1.3 million in 2,847 engagements. Paramount/Vantage’s “Case 39″ grabbed the No. 9 spot and took in about $800,000 in 2,212 runs, and Disney’s “You Again” came in No. 10 with 758,000 in 2,332 engagements.

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