'Hop' Leaps Over Competition

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It was Russell vs. Russell at the box office this weekend, with Russell Brand having two movies in contention with each other.

'Hop,' Russell's animated feature, held its top spot at the box office over the weekend, hauling in $21.6 million.

The comedian's remake, 'Arthur,' came in second, debuting with $12.6 million.

The spooky thriller, 'Hanna,' took third place with a total of $12.3 million, followed by 'Soul Surfer,' which took in $11.1 million.