- Associated Press - Monday, October 18, 2010

LOS ANGELES (AP) - “Jackass 3D” led the weekend box office with a $50 million debut, the biggest opening yet for the comedy franchise built on crazy stunts and antics.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Hollywood.com are:

1. “Jackass 3D,” Paramount, $50,353,641, 3,081 locations, $16,343 average, $50,353,641, one week.

2. “Red,” Summit, $21,761,408, 3,255 locations, $6,686 average, $21,761,408, one week.

3. “The Social Network,” Sony , $10,317,395, 2,868 locations, $3,597 average, $62,436,364, three weeks.

4. “Secretariat,” Disney, $9,318,886, 3,072 locations, $3,033 average, $27,332,941, two weeks.

5. “Life As We Know It,” Warner Bros., $8,955,409, 3,150 locations, $2,843 average, $28,620,147, two weeks.

6. “Legend of the Guardians: the Owls of Ga’hoole,” Warner Bros., $4,228,236, 2,502 locations, $1,690 average, $45,994,776, four weeks.

7. “The Town,” Warner Bros., $3,977,006, 2,368 locations, $1,679 average, $80,510,629, five weeks.

8. “My Soul to Take (3-D),” Universal, $3,170,310, 2,529 locations, $1,254 average, $11,915,595, two weeks.

9. “Easy A,” Sony/Screen Gems, $2,633,456, 2,314 locations, $1,138 average, $52,317,481, five weeks.

10. “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,” Fox, $2,363,166, 2,045 locations, $1,156 average, $47,894,896, four weeks.

11. “It’s Kind of a Funny Story,” Focus, $1,223,455, 757 locations, $1,616 average, $4,005,161, two weeks.

12. “You Again,” Disney, $1,215,987, 1,588 locations, $766 average, $22,982,000, four weeks.

13. “Case 39,” Paramount, $1,206,817, 1,406 locations, $858 average, $11,924,115, three weeks.

14. “N-Secure,” Freestyle Releasing, $1,166,406, 486 locations, $2,400 average, $1,166,406, one week.

15. “Devil,” Universal, $976,005, 891 locations, $1,095 average, $31,577,470, five weeks.

16. “Let Me In,” Overture, $830,676, 1,211 locations, $686 average, $11,046,691, three weeks.

17. “Alpha and Omega (3-D Animated),” Lionsgate, $823,085, 969 locations, $849 average, $22,567,621, five weeks.

18. “Waiting For Superman,” Paramount, $742,725, 182 locations, $4,081 average, $2,523,075, four weeks.

19. “Toy Story 3,” Disney, $534,680, 350 locations, $1,528 average, $412,844,168, 18 weeks.

20. “Nowhere Boy,” Weinstein Co., $353,259, 215 locations, $1,643 average, $424,000, two weeks.

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Online:

http://www.hollywood.com/boxoffice

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Universal Pictures and Focus Features are owned by NBC Universal, a unit of General Electric Co.; Sony Pictures, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount and Paramount Vantage are divisions of Viacom Inc.; Disney’s parent is The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is a division of The Walt Disney Co.; 20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures and Fox Atomic are owned by News Corp.; Warner Bros. and New Line are units of Time Warner Inc.; MGM is owned by a consortium of Providence Equity Partners, Texas Pacific Group, Sony Corp., Comcast Corp., DLJ Merchant Banking Partners and Quadrangle Group; Lionsgate is owned by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.; IFC Films is owned by Rainbow Media Holdings, a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corp.; Rogue Pictures is owned by Relativity Media LLC; Overture Films is a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corp.

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