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Cowboys and Aliens, The Smurfs tied on top of Box Office

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Published: Monday, August 1, 2011, 17:06 [IST]

Cowboys and Aliens and The Smurfs are tied for the top position at the US Box Office. According to estimates, both Hollywood movies have grossed $36.2 million each in the opening weekend. The winner will be decided on Monday morning. Another film Crazy, Stupid, Love, which debuted this weekend, has landed at number five.

Cowboys and Aliens, which has been made with a budget of $163 million, was predicted $40 million opening, but the Jon Favreau directed flick has fallen short due to its fierce battle with family movie The Smurfs. Meanwhile, the animated film has grossed $15 million more than the projected $25 million.

However, last week's release Captain America: The First Avenger has been pushed down to the third position with its collection reaching $24.9 million. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 has landed in fourth position with it estimated $21.9 million.

The following is the list of top ten movies at Box Office:

1. Cowboys and Aliens - $36.2 million (tied)
1. The Smurfs - $36.2 million (tied)
3. Captain America: The First Avenger - $24.9 million
4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 - $21.9 million
5. Crazy, Stupid, Love - $19.3 million
6. Friends with Benefits - $9.3 million
7. Horrible Bosses - $7.1 million
8. Transformers: Dark of the Moon - $6 million
9. Zookeeper - $4.2 million
10. Cars 2 - $2.3 million

Topics: cowboys and aliens, the smurfs
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