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Rush Hour 3 Zooms to the Top of the Box Office

Well, Brett Ratner has become an even wealthier man. Having figured out a most profitable buddy action flick formula, his latest movie Rush Hour 3 took the box office crown this weekend, raking in $50.2 million. Though extremely respectable, this sum falls short of the $67.4 million made by Rush Hour 2 its opening weekend in the summer of 2001.

The Bourne Ultimatum stayed strong in second place for its second weekend in theaters, bringing in $33 million, while The Simpsons Movie followed up in the No. 3 slot. Stardust, the fantasy adventure based on the Neil Gaiman novel, sadly didn't do so well its first weekend, bringing in just $9 million in fourth place. It didn't do quite so poorly as Daddy Day Camp did in its first weekend, however, as it just barely edged Transformers out of the tenth-place spot and earned approximately $3.5 million.

This weekend should prove exciting at the box office with the releases of one of the summer's biggest comedies, Superbad, and the creepy-looking The Invasion, starring Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig. Hopefully one of those will knock Rush Hour 3 off its throne.

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beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
its one of of movies i'd watch for free or something...also something i can watch with my dad.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 9 years
i went and saw harry potter in the IMAX theater instead....Rush hour 3....no thanks
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 9 years
i went and saw harry potter in the IMAX theater instead....Rush hour 3....no thanks
yiddidea yiddidea 9 years
I tried to watch the first Rush Hour and Chris Tucker's voice bothered me so much that I had to leave the room.
nyaradzom2001 nyaradzom2001 9 years
I think people would rather watch an action-comedy rather than just straight action.And these movies are funny, the interaction between the two guys is great.
Maria-M Maria-M 9 years
I love Rush Hour and I love Chris Tucker, he's the best!!!
sofi sofi 9 years
wow- I had no idea RH had such a fan base. Over Bourne ansd Simpson's?
may12 may12 9 years
My friend have seen it, he says it's good :)
Liss1 Liss1 9 years
I have never seen any of the rush hour movies. I don't know why i haven't, i like Chris Tucker, he is really funny.
mwmsjuly19 mwmsjuly19 9 years
You would have to pay ME to see Rush Hour 3.
lucyS lucyS 9 years
It zoomed to the top? Why? I was pretty much done after the first RH movie.
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