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Box Office Review: Definitely not the The Last Exorcism

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America proved yet again that it is more than happy to reward crappy movies with large box-office hauls. The pointless The Last Exorcism "earned" $21.3M to top the mediocre Takers ($21M) and win the weekend. Recent powerhouse The Expendables slipped to third but still earned a ridiculous $9.5M ($82M). After that it was the lame Eat Pray Love ($7M | $60.7M) and the funny The Other Guys ($6.6M | $99.3M).

The second half of the top 10 was led by the rancid Vampires Suck ($5.3M | $27.9M). After that it was the cleverInception ($5.1M |$270.7M), the silly Nanny McPhee Returns ($4.7M | $17M), the pathetic The Switch ($4.6M | $16.4M) and the awesome Piranha 3D ($4.3M | $18.2M). In limited release, the great Mesrine: Killer Instinct earned an uninspiring $5,537 while Avatar: Special edition failed to catch fire ($4,926).