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'Dark Knight Rises' Holds on to Top Spot

by Raphael Chestang 3:47 PM PDT, August 05, 2012
Photo: Warner Bros.

The Dark Knight Rises held its position at the top of the box office over the weekend, fending off contender Total Recall.

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The final installation of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy pulled in $36.4 million, procuring a comfortable lead against Total Recall's $26 million debut.

Dairy of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, which also premiered over the weekend, was no pushover, reeling in $14.7 million for third place.

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