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In narrower release, Freddie Highmore and Emma Roberts’ teen romance “The Art of Getting By” flopped with a debut of just $700,000.

Released by Fox Searchlight, “The Art of Getting By” played in 610 theaters and averaged a dismal $1,148 a cinema.

That compared to a $13,806 average in 3,816 theaters for “Green Lantern” and $5,451 in 3,339 cinemas for “Mr. Popper’s Penguins.”

The Warner Bros. sequel “The Hangover Part II” pulled in $9.6 million domestically and $21.4 million overseas to raise its worldwide total to $488 million. That topped the $468 million global haul of 2009’s “The Hangover.”

Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” padded its lead as the biggest worldwide box-office draw released this year. The movie took in $6.2 million domestically and $25.9 million internationally to lift its total to $952.2 million.

Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to Where available, latest international numbers are also included. Final domestic figures will be released Monday.

1. “Green Lantern,” $52.7 million ($17 million international).

2. “Super 8,” $21.3 million.

3. “Mr. Popper’s Penguins,” $18.2 million.

4. “X-Men: First Class,” $11.5 million.

5. “The Hangover Part II,” $9.6 million ($21.4 million international).

6. “Kung Fu Panda 2,” $8.7 million ($52.5 million).

7. “Bridesmaids,” $7.5 million ($7.3 million international).

8. “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” $6.2 million ($25.9 million international).

9. “Midnight in Paris,” $5.2 million.

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