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'The Dukes of Hazzard' Schemes Its Way To Top Of Box Office

August 8, 2005-- Posted at 3:43 PM CDT

LOS ANGELES (AP)_ The "Dukes" are the reigning kings at the box office.

Studio estimates show movie-goers made "The Dukes of Hazzard" their top movie choice this past weekend. The good ol' boys managed to round up an estimated 30.6 million dollars in the first three days of the movie's release.

"The Wedding Crashers," which was the previous week's favorite, has dropped to second place, bringing in an estimated 16.5  million dollars. Johnny Depp's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" slips to third, with an estimated ten-point-six million.

Meanwhile, "Sky High" and "Must Love Dogs" round out the top five.

Ticket sales are tracked by the Exhibitor Relations. The company's final figures will be released tomorrow.

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