“Taken 2,” the kidnapping thriller starring Liam Neeson, nabbed the top spot at the box office, earning $50 million in the U.S. and Canada.

 Box Office: ‘Taken 2’ Takes Top Spot
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According to Reuters, the sequel beat out Adam Sandler’s “Hotel Transylvania” for the win. The family friendly animated feature about Dracula and his hotel came in second with $26.3 million.

“Pitch Perfect,” starring Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson as college students in an all girls singing group, took the third spot, launching nationwide at $14.7 million.  The flick opened in select theaters last weekend.

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