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Birds Trounce Elephants At the Box Office

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Apr. 24 2011, Published 2:54 p.m. ET

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by Radar Staff

Rio 3D, the animated adventure of two love-struck birds who travel to Brazil, was the clear box office winner this weekend. With Anne Hathaway and Jesse Eisenberg as the voice stars, it pulled in $26.8 million in its second week in release.

It easily demolished Reese Witherspoon and Rob Pattinson's circus-themed love story, Water for Elephants.  It finished third in its opening weekend, with just $17.5 million in ticket sales.

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The second spot went to Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family.  It opened to a solid $25.8 million.

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