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Box Office: Ender's Game Debuts at No.1, Bad Grandpa Slips to No.2

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Ender's Game, Hailee Steinfeld, Asa Butterfield
Ender's Game, Hailee Steinfeld, Asa Butterfield Summit Entertainment

As predicted, Ender's Game was the No.1 movie at the box office, earning $28 million in its debut weekend.

The sci-fi film tells the story of a gifted boy drafted into military school in an apocalyptic future where the first order of business is defending the planet against a coming alien invasion. The all-star cast includes Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield (as Ender), Ben Kingsley, Hailee Steinfeld, Viola Davis and Abigail Breslin.

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa continued to fare well with moviegoers, raking in $20.5 million and landing in the No.2 spot.

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Last Vegas, Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline, Holiday Movie Guide CBS Films

Last Vegas, starring Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline, came in at No.3, making $16.5 million in its opening weekend.

The animated kid-friendly flick Free Birds, took home $16.2 million and landed at No.4.

Gravity, earning $13.1 million, rounded out the top 5. It has grossed more than $219 million since its release 5 weeks ago.

Here's a complete look at the weekend's top movies, Friday-Sunday studio estimates and stats as compiled per Box Office Mojo:

1. Ender's Game: $28 million

2. Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa: $20.5 million

3. Last Vegas: $16.5 million

4. Free Birds: $16.2 million

5. Gravity: $13.1 million

6. Captain Phillips: $8.5 million

7. 12 Years a Slave: $4.6 million

8. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2: $4.2 million

9. Carrie: $3.4 million

10. The Counselor: $3.2 million

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