Jumper Soars at Box Office

Step Up 2 the Streets and Spiderwick Chronicles take 2nd and 3rd
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 17, 2008 4:55 PM CST
In this photo released by Paramount Pictures, Hogsqueal (the voice of Seth Rogen, left) helps Jared Grace (Freddie Highmore, right) spy on the wicked creatures in %u201CThe Spiderwick Chronicles.%u201D...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) Jumper has vaulted to top spot at the box office and may bank the fourth-highest President's Day weekend score ever, Variety reports. Step Up 2 the Streets surprised in second thanks to young females, earning $26.3 million to Jumper's $33.8 million. The Spiderwick Chronicles took third with $21.4 million. All three were holiday weekend debuts.

Fool's Gold still glittered in fourth spot with $13 million, keeping Definitely, Maybe a notch behind at $12.8 million. Martin Lawrence pic Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins took sixth in its second week, falling 45% and banking $8.9 million. Filling out the top 10 were sleeper hit Juno ($4.6 million), The Bucket List ($4.1 million), Hannah Montana ($3.3 million), and 27 Dresses ($3.1 million).