‘No Strings’ tops Friday box office

New romantic comedy takes in $7.3 mil

Paramount’s “No Strings Attached,” a comedy about two friends who become unlikely lovers, brought in about $7.3 million in 5,018 runs on Friday.

Following it in the No. 2 position was Sony’s “The Green Hornet,” which earned about $5.1 million in 3,584 engagements. Universal’s “The Dilemma” took in about $3 million in 2,943 runs. “The King’s Speech” made roughly $2.1 million in 1,680 engagements. Paramount’s “True Grit” rounded out the top five with about $2 million in 3,464 runs.

Fox Searchlight’s “Black Swan” took in about $1.8 million in 2,407 engagements. It was a toss-up for the No. 7 and 8 positions; Paramount’s “The Fighter” (2,275 engagements) and Universal’s “Little Fockers” (2,979 runs) both earned about $1.2 million.

Two 3D pics completed the top 10; Disney’s “Tron: Legacy” collected about $928,000 in 2,018 engagements, and Warner Bros. “Yogi Bear” earned about $753,000 in 2,510 runs.

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