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Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 09/06/2011

‘The Help’ wins box office, again

Octavia Spencer, right, and Viola Davis are shown in a scene from "The Help." (Dale Robinette - AP)
The Help” once again came in No. 1 at the box office this weekend, taking in $19 million over the Labor Day weekend and bringing its total domestic gross to $123.4 million.

Amid a slew of late-summer duds, “The Help,” based on the best-selling novel about a group of Southern black maids during the civil rights movement, has now spent three weeks at the top.

The weekend’s runner-up, the Helen Mirren-led thriller “The Debt,” grossed $12.6 million from Friday to Monday. Space horror movie “Apollo 18” and “Shark Night 3D,” neither of which screened for review, came in third and fourth place, respectively.

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