'Hop' skips and jumps to No. 1 at box offices

Updated: 2011-04-06 09:49


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LOS ANGELES - Family film "Hop," about a music-loving teenage rabbit, jumped to No. 1 on North American box office,charts with a strong $38 million ticket sales even as theaters continued seeing sluggish overall demand, according to studio estimates on Sunday.

The movie, which combines live-action with animation and features comedian Russell Brand in the voice of a young rabbit who will one day become the Easter Bunny, outdistanced the No. 2 film, thriller "Source Code," which collected $15 million.


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