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The mobster-in-therapy sequel Analyze That, starring Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal, had a weaker debut than the original movie, opening with $11.3 million.

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Die Another Day Returns to No.1

Die Another Day, which debuted as the No. 1 movie two weeks ago, returned to the top spot this weekend with $13 million.

The mobster-in-therapy sequel Analyze That, starring Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal, had a weaker debut than the original movie, opening with $11.3 million. Analyze This had premiered with $18.4 million in 1999 on its way to a total gross of $106.7 million.

Last weekend's top film, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, slipped to third place with $10 million, lifting its total to $213.9 million in just over three weeks.

John Leguizamo's drug and gangster drama Empire opened strongly in narrower release, grossing $6.3 million and coming in at No. 4. Playing in 867 theaters, Empire averaged a healthy $7,235 a cinema, compared with a $4,288 average in 2,635 theaters for Analyze That.

The sci-fi thriller Equilibrium, starring Christian Bale, Taye Diggs and Emily Watson, opened weakly with $528,000 in 301 theaters, averaging $1,754. And, Adaptation grossed $400,000 in just seven theaters for a whopping $57,143 average.

The overall box office was down, with the top 12 movies grossing $69.5 million, off 15% from the same weekend last year, when Ocean's 11 opened with a $38.1 million debut.

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