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Warner Bros.' remake of "A Nightmare on Elm Street" scared up an estimated $32.2 million during the weekend to top the domestic boxoffice with frightful ease.
DreamWorks Animation's leggy 3D adventure "How to Train Your Dragon" puffed into second place with $10.8 million in its sixth frame, as the Paramount-distributed pic piled cumulative boxoffice to $192.4 million.
Elsewhere, Summit Entertainment's family comedy "Furry Vengeance" opened more meekly than expected, with just $6.5 million in fifth place. But two holdover films marked solid sophomore sessions: CBS Films' Jennifer Lopez starrer "The Back-Up Plan" rang up $7.2 million in fourth place, just 41% less than a week earlier for cume of $23 million; Warners' comics-based military actioner "The Losers" dipped 36% from its frosh frame for $6 million sixth place with an $18.1 million cume.
On an industrywide basis, the $102 million weekend marked a big 36% downtick from the comparable weekend last year. That's largely because the year-ago session was the »
- By Carl DiOrio
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