"The Expendables" is Still No. 1 Movie in America, Sorry "Piranha 3D" 


Sylvester Stallone fought off Jennifer Aniston, man-eating fish, vampires, Bow Wow, and a magical nanny to retain the No. 1 position at the box-office. "The Expendables" beat "The Switch," "Piranha 3D," "Vampires Suck," "Lottery Ticket," and "Nanny McPhee Returns."

Lionsgate's "The Expendables" made $16.5 million at the box-office easily leading the pack for its second-straight weekend. So far, the testosterone fest has raised its total to $64.9 million.

Debuting at No. 2 is the "Twilight Saga" spoof "Vampires Suck" from 20th Century Fox. The film sold $12.2 million worth of box-office tickets, and $18.6 million since it opened Wednesday.

Not too far from "Vampires Suck" was the Julia Roberts' globe-trotting drama, "Eat Pray Love." Based on Elizabeth Gilbert's book of the same title, the Sony film ate $12 million at the box-office for the No. 3 position, lifting its total to $47.1 million.

Meanwhile, "The Switch" starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman, debuted at No. 8 with a disappointing $8.1 million total. A little higher was "Nanny McPhee Returns" at No. 7 with $8.1 million, "Piranha 3D" at No. 6 with $10 million, and "Lottery Ticket" at No. 4 with $11.1 million.

These numbers are all based on studio estimates, and since the differences between some films were very small, expect some changes tomorrow, Monday, for the final tally.

For now, here's the estimated Top 10 Box-Office films for weekend of August 20th:

1. "The Expendables," $16.5 million.


2. "Vampires Suck," $12.2 million.

3. "Eat Pray Love," $12 million.


4. "Lottery Ticket," $11.1 million.

5. "The Other Guys," $10.1 million.

6. "Piranha 3D," $10 million.

7. "Nanny McPhee Returns," $8.3 million.


8. "The Switch," $8.1 million.

9. "Inception," $7.7 million.

10. "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World," $5 million.

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