Daily Variety said the Claymation comedy's opening-weekend take was on the low side of industry expectations, in part because five new movies arrived at the box office this weekend. Still, Jodie Foster's airborne drama "Flightplan" was second with an estimated $10.8 million -- just ahead of the new Cameron Diaz-Toni Collette feature "In Her Shoes," which opened with an estimated $10 million.
"The Gospel" -- the story of an R&B singer's faith crisis -- was No. 5 with $8 million.
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