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"Avatar" tops weekend Box Office

MADISON (WKOW) -- The science-fiction epic Avatar seized the top spot at the box office this weekend.

The East Coast storm kept many potential movie-goers home, but James Cameron's project still made $73 million in its debut weekend.  Some reports say the movie cost more than $400 million to make.

  1. "Avatar," $73 million.
  2. "The Princess and the Frog," $12.2 million
  3. "The Blind Side," $10 million.
  4. "Did You Hear About the Morgans?", $7 million.
  5. "The Twilight Saga" New Moon," $4.4 million.
  6. "Invictus," $4.2 million.
  7. "Disney's a Christmas Carol," $3.4 million.
  8. "Up in the Air," $3.1 million.
  9. "Brothers," $2.6 million.
  10. "Old Dogs," $2.3 million.
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