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'Vantage Point' leads US box office

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'Vantage Point' leads US box office

Sony Pictures

Vantage Point, the political action thriller starring Dennis Quaid and Matthew Fox, has entered the US box office chart at number one, pulling in $24 million in its first week on release.

Last week's leader Jumper experienced a 54% drop in ticket sales, slipping to second place with $12.65 million. Children's fantasy film The Spiderwick Chronicles fell to third place.

Be Kind Rewind was the only other new entry, coming in at number 7 with takings of just over $4 million.

Oscar hopeful There Will Be Blood re-entered the top ten with a $2.5 million haul.

The top ten in full:

1. (-) Vantage Point - $24,000,000
2. (1) Jumper - $12,650,000
3. (2) The Spiderwick Chronicles - $12,600,000
4. (3) Step Up 2 The Streets - $9,787,000
5. (4) Fools Gold - $6,270,000
6. (5) Definitely, Maybe - $5,184,000
7. (-) Be Kind Rewind - $4,100,000
8. (7) Juno - $4,100,000
9. (6) Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins - $3,989,000
10. (12) There Will Be Blood - $2,561,000

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