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'Olympus' Falls to 'The Croods'

Raphael Chestang
March 24, 2013
'Olympus' Falls to 'The Croods'
'Olympus' Falls to 'The Croods'

The Croods brought the laughs and the audience over the weekend, debuting at No. 1 on domestic box office charts.

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The animated family comedy (starring Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone and Ryan Reynolds) went up against R-rated action flick Olympus Has Fallen, eking out a victory with $44 million.

Olympus (starring Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart and Morgan Freeman) pulled in a solid $30.5 million to secure the second place slot, while Oz the Great and Powerful fell to third with $23 million.

Tina Fey and Paul Rudd's comedy, Admission, had a softer opening, debuting in fifth place with $6.4 million -- right behind The Call, which reeled in $8.7 million.

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