'Think Like a Man' muscles in at No. 1 with $33M

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by Associated Press

Associated Press

Posted on April 23, 2012 at 5:01 AM

Updated Monday, Apr 23 at 5:03 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The date-night movies "Think Like a Man" and "The Lucky One" finally have knocked "The Hunger Games" off its No. 1 box-office perch.

According to studio estimates Sunday, "Think Like a Man," based on Steve Harvey's dating-advice best-seller, debuted as the top weekend draw with $33 million. The Sony Screen Gems ensemble movie features Michael Ealy, Taraji P. Henson and Gabrielle Union.

The Warner Bros. drama "The Lucky One," starring Zac Efron in an adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' romance novel, opened at No. 2 with $22.8 million.

Lionsgate's blockbuster "The Hunger Games" took in $14.5 million, slipping to third-place after four weekends at No. 1. The film raised its domestic total to $356.9 million.

Disney's nature documentary "Chimpanzee" opened at No. 4 with $10.2 million.

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