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'The Butler' serves up top weekend box office

Aug. 18, 2013 at 12:51 PM

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- "Lee Daniels' The Butler," starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, was No. 1 at the weekend box office with $25.01 million in receipts.

"We're the Millers," with Jason Sudeikis and Jennifer Aniston, was second with $17.78 million.

All studio estimates of North American box office receipts are via Box Office Mojo.

"Elysium" was third with $13.6 million; "Kick-Ass 2" fourth with $13.568 million; "Planes" fifth with $13.141 million; "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters" sixth with $8,375 million; "Jobs" seventh with $6.7 million; "2 Guns" eighth with $5,572 million; "The Smurfs 2" ninth with $4.6 million.

"The Wolverine" was 10th with $4.425 million.

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