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'2 Guns' shoots past 'Wolverine,' 'Smurfs 2' to take No. 1 position at weekend box office

This publicity image released by Sony Pictures Animation shows from left, Grouchy, voiced by George Lopez, Vanity, voiced by John Oliver and Papa Smurf, voiced by Jonathan Winters a scene from the film "Smurfs 2." (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Animation)
August 04, 2013 - 8:50 AM

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - "2 Guns" is No. 1 at the weekend box office.

The Universal action film starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg pulled the trigger in the top spot with $27.4 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.

"2 Guns" is based on a graphic novel of the same name and features Washington as a DEA agent and Wahlberg as a Naval Intelligence officer who must team up.

Fox's superhero flick "The Wolverine" starring Hugh Jackman as the clawed warrior claimed No. 2 with $21.7 million in its second weekend.

Sony's computer-generated family film "The Smurfs 2" opened in the No. 3 position with $18.2 million.

The Warner Bros. haunted house tale "The Conjuring" crossed the $100 million mark at No. 4 after earning $13.6 million in its third weekend.

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