Los Angeles: 'Puss in Boots' snatched the domestic box office title from a band of working-class thieves in the new Eddie Murphy action-comedy 'Tower Heist', studio estimates released on Sunday showed.
'Puss in Boots', an animated spinoff from the blockbuster 'Shrek' movies, nabbed an estimated $48 million in global ticket sales during its second weekend in theaters.
That included an unexpectedly strong $33 million from U.S. and Canadian theaters, putting the 3D family film in first place domestically for the second week in a row.
This week's win came as a surprise as industry watchers had forecast 'Tower Heist' would steal the show. Domestic sales for 'Puss' dropped just 3 percent from last week, far less than the typical decline of at least 40 percent after a debut weekend. ...more
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Sydney: Australia captain Michael Clarke admitted on Friday that he supports the decision to drop Ricky Ponting from the one-day international squad, but says the former captain's ODI career may not be over. Speaking for the first time since Ponting was dropped, Clarke said it was unlikely but Ponting could still return to the 50-over line-up. I think the one thing is the door is never closed on anybody. Who ...
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