‘Space Jam’ dunks on ‘Black Widow’ to take box office No. 1

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(AP)  — “Black Widow” ceded its No. 1 spot to an unlikely foe in only its second week in theaters: The Tune Squad. LeBron James, Bugs Bunny and the rest of the stars of Warner Bros.’

“Space Jam: A New Legacy” defied expectations and won the box office this weekend. According to studio estimates Sunday “Space Jam: A New Legacy” grossed $31.7 million in North America, while “Black Widow”’ took in $26.3 million.

Not many expected “Space Jam: A New Legacy” to pull off this win. The poorly reviewed film was pegged for an opening in the $20 million range.

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