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"Lincoln," a front-runner in the Academy Awards Best Picture race, got off to a fast start at the box office this weekend, bringing in $900,000 from just 11 screens in its first three days of release. That's an average of $81,818 per-screen for the Steven Spielberg-directed biopic, making it the year's third-largest limited debut. This year's best limited was September's $145,949 per-screen average from five screens for the Weinstein Company's Scientology-inspired film "The Master." "Moonrise Kingdom," Wes Anderson's quirky 1960s tale of tween love, rolled up a per-location average of $130,752 »

- Todd Cunningham

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