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'Shutter Island' wins weekend box office


LOS ANGELES (WKOW) -- 'Shutter Island' directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio made $40.2 million in its opening weekend at the box office.

The previous weekend's number one movie 'Valentine's Day' fell to number two with $17.2 million for a 10 day total of $87.4 million.

After two months in the theaters, 'Avatar' is still going strong. The movie finished third at the box office with $16.1 million for a record domestic total of $687.8 million.

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