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‘True Grit’ tops Friday B.O.

Paramount's Western redux bests new entries

For the second week in a row, Paramount’s “True Grit” topped the Friday box office.

The pic earned about $4.5 million in 3,124 engagements, while Universal comedy “Little Fockers” chased closely behind with about $4.2 million in 3,675 runs. Relativity Media’s new pic “Season of the Witch” earned about $3.7 million in 2,816 engagements, while Disney 3D pic “Tron: Legacy” collected about $2.7 million in 3,013 runs. Rounding out the top 5 was Sony’s “Country Strong,” which earned about $2.575 million in 1,424 engagements.

Fox pic “Black Swan” earned about $2.4 million in 1,584 runs, besting Paramount’s “The Fighter,” which earned about $2.1 million in 2,528 engagements. “The King’s Speech” collected about $1.8 in 758 runs, while Warner Bros. animated 3D pic “Yogi Bear” took the No.9 position with about $1.3 million in 3,288 runs. Finishing up the top 10 was Disney’s 3D pic “Tangled,” which earned about $1.1 million in 2,383 engagements.

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