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"Four" No. 1 at Box Office

July 11, 2005 02:33:11 GMT

Better than everyone's expectation, "Fantastic Four" surprisingly took in $56 million during its first three days


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To everyone's surprise, "Fantastic Four," the movie which is based on characters in the comic book stable of Marvel Enterprises Inc., surprisingly took in $56 million during its first three days. The had been in the works for 11 years movie has firstly been expected to reach only $30 million ticket sales, yet it did better and thus "Fantastic" soared to top the North American box office.

Apart, last weekend's champion, "War of the Worlds," slipped to No. 2 with $31.3 million for the three days beginning on Friday and soon followed by "Batman Begins" with $10.2 million. At 4th was "Dark Water" which raked in $10.1 million. Action thriller "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" slipped two places to No. 5 with $7.9 million, while "Herbie: Fully Loaded," opened at No. 6 with $6.3 million.

"Bewitched," which ticket sales reached $5.5 million ranked at No. 7 after which at No. 8 was "Madagascar" with $4.3 million. No. 9 was secured by "Rebound" with $2.9 million, while No. 10 was "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith," which took in $2.6 million.

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