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"Dear John" Over Takes "Avatar"

"Dear John" Over Takes "Avatar" Finally a movie has over taken the all mighty Avatar and it was a love story. With it being Superbowl weekend and all the guys at home and the women nothing to do, they flocked to the movies this weekend. Sony-quarterbacked "Dear John" thwarted a drive by James Cameron's "Avatar" for an eighth No. 1 weekend, as the over-achieving romantic drama's wily counter-programming play scored an estimated $32.4 million in opening domestic boxoffice during Super Bowl weekend. "Avatar" posted a $23.6 million tally to grab second place on the frame, just days after receiving nine Oscar nominations. The sci-fi epic -- which this week became the top-grossing domestic release ever, after previously setting foreign and global records -- lifted its cumulative boxoffice to $630.1 million domestically and $2.21 billion worldwide. Lionsgate's "From Paris With Love," starring John Travolta and Jonathan