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‘Potter’ retains top spot at Friday B.O.

'Hallows' takes in $23 mil to beat out 'Tangled'

Once again, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One” took the top spot at Friday’s box office.

The Warner Bros. pic earned about $23 million on Friday in 4,125 runs, beating its closet competitor, Disney’s “Tangled,” by a few million. The new animated 3D pic took the second position with about $19.7 million in 3,603 engagements. Another 3D film chased it for the No. 3 spot; Dreamworks/Paramount pic “Megamind” earned about $6.3 million on Friday in 3,401 runs. Fox pic “Unstoppable” made about $4.6 million in 3,183 engagements. “Burlesque,” the new Cher and Christina Aguilera starrer, earned Sony/Screen Gems about $4.5 million in 3,037 runs.

New Fox pic “Love and Other Drugs” collected about $3.8 million in 2,455 engagements.”Faster” from CBS came in at No. 7, with about $3.2 million on Friday in 2,454 runs. Warner Bros.’ comedy “Due Date” took in about $2.8 million on Friday, while Lionsgate’s “The Next Three Days” earned about $2.3 million in 2,564 runs. Paramount’s “Morning Glory” finished at No. 10 with about $1.7 million in 2,441 engagements.

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