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BOX OFFICE: ‘We’re The Millers’ Takes $6.8 Million On First Day

Comedy heading for $30 million-plus launch

Comedy fans have come on board “We’re the Millers” with a first-day launch of $6.8 million at 3,150 locations on Wednesday.

The launch signals a five-day total above $30 million range for “Millers,” starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis in an R-rated vehicle centering on a trip to Mexico that goes haywire.

The first-day total included $1.8 million from late Tuesday night showings.

Fox’s  “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters”  opened Wednesday with $5.4 million at 2,800 along with Disney’s animated “Planes” at 3,400. Sony’s sci-fi epic “Elysium” opens on Friday.

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