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Tuesday March 29, 2011 12:42 am

Box Office: Wimpy Kid Sucker Punches Shoo-In

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

The big-budget action movie, Sucker Punch, cost a cool $80 million to make -- and everyone involved was hoping the flick would make a big box office splash. The gun-heavy, intense action movie looked like a shoo-in for the top box office slot, but nerd power ruled the weekend instead. Gun-toting babes, it seems, are worth less than $20 million to moviegoers. Diary of a Wimpy Kid overshadowed the girl-powered fighting flick, earning $24.4 million to take first place at the box office.

Sucker Punch had a dismal opening weekend, raking in a disappointing $19 million to score second place. Limitless is still going strong, though it’s fallen to number three, earning $15.2 million. Lincoln Lawyer ($11 million) and Rango ($9.8 million) finish off the top five earners of the weekend.

Read More | E! Online

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