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Celebritology 2.0 Archive: Box Office

Weekend box office: 'Rango' wrangles top spot

"Rango": charming moviegoers with his good looks. (ILM -- Associated Press) When Johnny Depp becomes a talking chameleon, people listen. Or at least buy movie tickets. That's one of the takeaways from the weekend box office results, which found the animated "Rango" sitting in the No. 1 spot. Aside from Johnny Depp and co., who else deserves congratulations, as well as condolences? Let's find out as we parse the box office figures and run down the list of the top five movies of the weekend....

By Jen Chaney  | March 6, 2011; 9:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Box Office, Movies  
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Weekend box office: 'Unknown' wins, 'I Am Number Four' is actually No. 2

Liam Neeson and Frank Langella in "Unknown." (Warner Bros.) Cast Liam Neeson as the defiant leading man in a thriller, then schedule it to be released in theaters in February. Know what you have? A box office success. More on what that means (hint: it involves "Unknown" being the number one movie in the country), along with the usual congratulations, condolences and the list of the weekend's top five films in this week's box office rundown....

By Jen Chaney  | February 20, 2011; 10:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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