'Watchmen,' starring Billy Crudup, beat out 'Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail' taking in $55.7 million in ticket sales this weekend, the biggest opening of 2009 so far. Ticket sales this year are up by 19% over last year.

1. Watchmen, $55.7 million.

2. Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail, $8.8 million

3. Taken, $7.5 million.

4. Slumdog Millionaire, $6.9 million.

5. Paul Blart: Mall Cop, $4.1 million.

6. He's Just Not That Into You, $4 million.


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7. Coraline, $3.3 million.

8. Confessions of a Shopaholic, $3.1 million.

9. Jonas Brothers, $2.8 million.

10. Fired Up, $2.6 million.

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