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'Lone Survivor' Blows Away N. American Box Office

Action drama "Lone Survivor" climbed to top spot at the North American box office, earning $38.5 million in its first weekend in general release.
'Lone Survivor' Blows Away N. American Box Office
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Via AFP:

Action drama "Lone Survivor" climbed to top spot at the North American box office, earning $38.5 million in its first weekend in general release, industry estimates showed Sunday.

The film, starring Mark Wahlberg and portraying one of the deadliest incidents of the Afghan war, is based on a book by the only Navy SEAL commando to survive a raid targeting an Islamist fighter.

It had been showing on a few screens but starting Friday was available at thousands nationwide.

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