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Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 02/27/2012

‘Act of Valor’ claims victory in weekend box office

The film "Act of Valor" stars real, active-duty Navy SEALs. (Courtesy of IATM LLC - AP/Relativity Media)
The action film “Act of Valor” — which stars active-duty Navy Seals in a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA officer — came out on top at the box office over Oscars weekend. The film made $24.7 million, handily beating out “Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds” and “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island” for the top slot. Other films in the weekend’s top 10 include “The Vow” and the Ryan Reynolds/Denzel Washington flick “Safe House.”

Here is the list of the weekend’s top 10 movies at the box office:

1. “Act of Valor,” $24.7 million

2. “Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds,” $16 million

3. “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island,” $13.5 million

4. “Safe House,” $11.4 million

5. “The Vow,” $10 million

6. “Ghost Rider,” $8.8 million

7. “This Means War,” $8.5 million

8. “Wanderlust,” $6.6 million

9. “Gone,” $5 million

10. “The Secret World of Arrietty,” $4.5 million

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