Dave Karger's prediction: The teaming of Denzel, Jodie, and Spike on ''Inside Man'' will be too irresistible for moviegoers to resist

The combined star power of Denzel Washington, Jodie Foster, and Spike Lee will easily drive Inside Man to the top of the box office this weekend. The bank-heist drama will become Lee’s second No. 1 debut (following He Got Game, also starring Washington), thanks to a three-day tally of about $20 million.

Meanwhile, V for Vendetta will lose about half its audience in its second weekend, earning another $12 million, while Failure to Launch and The Shaggy Dog should each add $9 million to their box office totals.

Also opening this weekend are Stay Alive, a teen horror flick about a deadly videogame, with not much in the way of star power (except Frankie Muniz in a small role) and Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector, in which the cult comedian will attempt (and fail) to become the next Jim Carrey. Or even the next Rob Schneider. These two new entries will gross $8 million and $6 million, respectively.

Failure to Launch
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