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Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

Identity Thief Steals Big Box Office Win

(Universal)

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Identity Thief won the weekend box office, with the Jason Bateman-Melissa McCarthy comedy earning $36.6 million, even as a blizzard batters the East Coast.

Zombie romance Warm Bodies took second with $11.5 million.

Nabbing third was the new thriller Side Effects, starring Rooney Mara, Jude Law and Channing Tatum, which had $10 million in ticket sales.

Warm Bodies Wins Super Bowl Weekend Box Office

(Summit)

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Warm Bodies, the zombie romantic comedy starring Nicholas Hoult and Teresa Palmer, topped the box office on Super Bowl Weekend with $20 million in ticket sales.

Last week’s winner Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters came in second with $9.2 million.

Nabbing third with $8.1 million was Silver Linings Playbook.

Hansel & Gretel Tops Weekend Box Office

(MGM)

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Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters is on pace to top a slow weekend at the box office, with the updated Brothers Grimm fairy tale-turned-action movie debuting to approximately $18 million.

Horror flick Mama should take second place with $13 million or so.

Silver Linings Playbook and Zero Dark Thirty are in a tight race for the #3 spot, with both movies tracking toward about $9 million.

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