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bridesmaids 520 Box Office: 'Bridesmaids' impresses, but 'Thor' holds fast to first placeAs expected, “Thor” remains the No. 1 film at the Box Office for the second week in a row. Thanks to its wide appeal, the Marvel flick brought home a weekend total of $34 million.

]]>“Bridesmaids.” The Kristen Wiig led chick comedy earned an impressive $24.5 mil in its first run, far exceeding expectations. With the help of (mostly) fabulous reviews and a 90% on Rotten Tomatoes, “Bridesmaids” just might be paving the way for more raunchy gal comedies in the future. Hooray! It was also a good weekend for “Priest,” which opened to $15.5 mil. Reportedly, Sony only expected between $10 and $12 mil for the post apocalyptic horror picture, even with a Friday the 13th release date. Here’s the top 10: 1. “Thor,” $34M
2. “Bridesmaids,” $24.5M
3. “Fast Five,” $20.2M
4. “Priest,” $15.5M
5. “Rio,” $8M
6. “Something Borrowed,” $7.5M
7. “Jumping The Broom,” $6.5M
8. “Water For Elephants,” $4M
9. “Madea’s Big Happy Family,” $1.8M
10. “Soul Surfer,” $1.5M