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'Downton Abbey' Tops Box Office With $31 Million

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'Downton Abbey' Tops Box Office With $31 Million

'Downton Abbey' Tops Box Office With $31 Million

'Downton Abbey' Tops Box Office With $31 Million .

The film adaptation of the popular TV show surpassed expectations, .

Earning a total of $61.8 million at the worldwide box office so far.

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The $31 million domestic debut set a new record for a release by a specialty studio.

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Show creator Julian Fellowes wrote 'Downton Abbey,' and Michael Engler directed the film.

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Most of the original cast members from the TV series returned for the film.

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Audiences were clearly ready to come back to Downton and visit the Crawleys and all the familiar faces upstairs and downstairs.

, Lisa Bunnell, president of distribution, Focus Features, via statement.

'Ad Astra' starring Brad Pitt finished in second place for the weekend with $19.2 million.

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'Rambo: Last Blood' starring Sylvester Stallone finished at No.

3 with $19 million in its debut


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