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"22 Jump Street" pops at the box office

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Reuters

"22 Jump Street," starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum as cops who return to college undercover, collected 60 million dollars (USD) in ticket sales at domestic theaters over the weekend, out-gunning animated "How to Train Your Dragon 2."

The sequel to the 2012 hit "21 Jump Street" handily topped "How to Train Your Dragon 2," a sequel to the 2010 blockbuster which took in 50 million from Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian box offices.

"Maleficent," Disney's take on "Sleeping Beauty" starring Angelina Jolie as the spell-casting evil fairy, was third with 19 million. "Maleficent" has totaled 163 million since its May 30 release, for a global total of more than 436 million.

"22 Jump Street" started the weekend on a strong note, collecting $5.5 million in ticket sales at Thursday night shows, according to Box Office Mojo, which called the take "awesome."

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