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"Jack the Giant Slayer" topped Friday and should win a sluggish weekend box office, but Warner Bros.' pricey action fantasy movie is looking like a lightweight. Friday's $8 million haul puts "Jack," directed by Bryan Singer ("X-Men") and written by Chris McQuarrie ("Jack Reacher"), on pace for a $24 million weekend. That's under industry and analysts' expectations of between $25 million and $30 million, already low for the $195 million CGI epic, which was pushed from last summer to this weekend to allow more time to develop the visual effects. It's clear »


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