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'Obsessed' banks an impressive $11.1 mil on Friday

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The don’t-you-dare-take-my-man catfight thriller Obsessed knocked out the competition on Friday, pulling in an impressive $11.1 million from 2,514 theaters, a number that approaches some estimates for its entire opening-weekend gross. The figure puts Obsessed on track for an opening as high as $30 million, which would easily be Beyoncé Knowles’ best three-day weekend debut ever in which she was the film’s main star. Fighting, starring up-and-comer Channing Tatum as a New York City brawler, came in second at $4.5 million, a healthy figure that should bring it close to $13 million for the weekend, a bit higher than some estimates. Zac Efron’s 17 Again held firm with $3.9 million, beating out The Soloist, which grossed a disappointing $3.2 million. At that pace, the Jamie Foxx-Robert Downey Jr. drama may not break $10 million for the weekend. Disneynature’s debut documentary Earth also underperformed with just $2.9 million. See the complete breakdown below and come back on Sunday for a full weekend recap in the Box Office Report.

1. Obsessed — $11.1 mil
2. Fighting — $4.5 mil
3. 17 Again — $3.9 mil
4. The Soloist — $3.2 mil
5. Earth — $2.9 mil
6. State of Play — $2.08 mil
7. Monsters vs. Aliens — $2.05 mil
8. Fast and Furious — $1.9 mil
9. Hannah Montana: The Movie — $1.8 mil
10. Crank: High Voltage — $0.8 mil