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'The Heat' Hot at Box Office but 'Monsters' Rule

Man of Steel is still flying high in its third week, coming in fifth place with $20.8 million in North America and $52.2 million in such international markets as Australia, Sweden and China. The Warner Bros. (TWX) retelling of Superman's origin passed the $500 million mark on Saturday.

Overall, Dergarabedian said revenue and attendance are now both down just 2 percent over last year, and this weekend's films grossed 8.5 percent less than last year when Universal's (CMCSA) Ted opened with $54.4 million at the box office. He said those numbers could shift further next week when Disney's The Lone Ranger and Universal's Despicable Me 2 debut.

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