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‘Unknown’ tops Friday B.O.

New Liam Neeson pic bests 'Number 4'

Friday moviegoers wanted to explore the “Unknown.”

The new Warner Bros. pic starring Liam Neeson grabbed the top spot on Friday with about $6.7 million in 3,043 runs. ‘Unknown’ was chased by DreamWorks’ “I Am Number 4.” The new pic, which was released by Disney through its Touchstone label, amassed about $6.2 million in 3,154 engagements. Sony’s rom-com “Just Go With It” collected about $5.2 million in 3,548 runs on its second Friday. Martin Lawrence’s latest installment of his “Big Momma” series, “Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son,” collected about $4.8 in 3,154 engagements.

Disney’s animated 3D pic “Gnomeo and Juliet” rounded out the top five with about $4.3 million in 3,014 engagements.

Popstar Justin Bieber’s 3D docu from Paramount earned about $3.7 million in 3,118 runs, while “The King’s Speech” collected about $1.5 million in 2,086 engagements. Sony’s “The Roommate” earned about $1.2 million in 2,160 runs. Focus Features’ “The Eagle” grabbed about $999,000 in 2,296 runs.

Paramount rounded out the top 10 with “No Strings Attached,” which earned about $904,000 in 1,966 engagements.