Other openers Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief and The Wolfman earned second and third place with $31.1 million and $30.6 million respectively, making this weekend the highest grossing President's Day tally to date.
Avatar and Dear John continued to cling to spots in the top five. James Cameron claimed another $22 million for his pet project for No. 4, while the Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried vehicle took a significant 50 percent hit, bringing in $15 million for No. 5.
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