21 Jump Street Collars Box Office

Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum flick snags top spot from 'The Lorax'
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 18, 2012 1:58 PM CDT
In this film image released by Columbia Pictures, Jonah Hill, right, and Channing Tatum are shown in a scene from "21 Jump Street."   (AP Photo/Columbia Pictures - Sony, Scott Garfield)
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(Newser) 21 Jump Street busted the weekend box office with a healthy $35 million take, appealing to both genders and drawing in viewers of all ages, the LA Times reports. No other film debuted nationwide, but in smaller markets Will Ferrell's Casa de Mi Padre banked a solid $2.2 million and Jeff, Who Lives at Home starring Jason Segel scored a middling $840,000. Filling out the top 5 are The Lorax ($22.8 million), John Carter ($13.5), Project X ($4), and A Thousand Words ($3.8), reports Entertainment Weekly.

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