'A Good Day To Die Hard' Debuts With $28.6 Million Take

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Los Angeles, CA -- Bruce Willis' action sequel "A Good Day to Die Hard" hauled in $28.6 million to lead the box office over the long President's Day weekend.

The top 20 movies at US and Canadian theaters Friday through Monday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Tuesday by Hollywood.com are:

1. "A Good Day to Die Hard," Fox, $28,640,657, 3,553 locations, $8,061 average, $36,879,773, one week.

2. "Identity Thief," Universal, $27,456,470, 3,165 locations, $8,675 average, $74,744,255, two weeks.

3. "Safe Haven," Relativity Media, $24,469,155, 3,223 locations, $7,592 average, $33,298,073, one week.

4. "Escape from Planet Earth," Weinstein Co., $21,101,976, 3,288 locations, $6,418 average, $21,101,976, one week.

5. "Warm Bodies," Lionsgate, $10,550,103, 2,897 locations, $3,642 average, $51,770,634, three weeks.

6. "Beautiful Creatures," Warner Bros., $8,945,261, 2,950 locations, $3,032 average, $11,487,578, one week.

7. "Silver Linings Playbook," Weinstein Co., $7,413,756, 2,202 locations, $3,367 average, $99,788,228, 14 weeks.

8. "Side Effects," Open Road Films, $7,299,145, 2,605 locations, $2,802 average, $20,119,981, two weeks.

9. "Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters," Paramount, $4,176,456, 2,103 locations, $1,986 average, $50,405,251, four weeks.

10. "Zero Dark Thirty," Sony, $3,602,315, 1,522 locations, $2,367 average, $88,530,983, nine weeks.

11. "Mama," Universal, $3,081,765, 1,648 locations, $1,870 average, $68,561,940, five weeks.

12. "Argo," Warner Bros., $2,625,357, 903 locations, $2,907 average, $127,288,409, 19 weeks.

13. "Life of Pi," Fox, $2,074,617, 647 locations, $3,207 average, $111,376,518, 13 weeks.

14. "Lincoln," Disney, $2,063,120, 1,007 locations, $2,049 average, $176,651,047, 15 weeks.

15. "Django Unchained," Weinstein Co., $1,857,164, 1,017 locations, $1,826 average, $157,350,147, eight weeks.

16. "Quartet," Weinstein Co., $1,624,647, 333 locations, $4,879 average, $7,200,664, six weeks.

17. "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," Warner Bros., $1,276,940, 605 locations, $2,111 average, $300,161,285, 10 weeks.

18. "Wreck-It Ralph," Disney, $1,102,070, 506 locations, $2,178 average, $185,835,929, 16 weeks.

19. "Les Miserables," Universal, $1,098,445, 676 locations, $1,625 average, $145,764,425, eight weeks.

20. "Amour," Sony Pictures Classics, $858,412, 306 locations, $2,805 average, $4,081,541, nine weeks.
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Universal and Focus are owned by NBC Universal, a unit of Comcast Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight are owned by News Corp.; Warner Bros. and New Line are units of Time Warner Inc.; MGM is owned by a group of former creditors including Highland Capital, Anchorage Advisors and Carl Icahn; Lionsgate is owned by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.; IFC is owned by AMC Networks Inc.; Rogue is owned by Relativity Media LLC.

Associated Press

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