Identity Thief Regains Box Office Lead

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Identity Thief Photo: Guy D'Alema/Universal Pictures

Believe it or not, some movies do open on Oscar weekend. Snitch, starring The Rock, actually did alright with a $12.8 million haul, placing it in second place at the box office. The Weinstein Company's otherworldly thriller Dark Skies did less well, with a debut $8.4 million. Bruce Willis's A Good Day to Die Hard, which was last week's big release, failed to break $10 million for the weekend, placing it fifth. Finally, $14 million put Identity Thief back in first place — and well on its way to earning $100 million domestically.