'Total Recall' Has a Forgettable Debut

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"Total Recall" had a forgettable debut at the box office this weekend, as according to Film.com, the Colin Farrell sci-fi remake was soundly thrashed by reigning champion "The Dark Knight Rises."

Taking in an estimated $36.4 million, "The Dark Knight Rises" won the box office crown for the third weekend in a row. "Total Recall," meanwhile, landed in second place with a somewhat soft $26 million opening frame, with fellow newcomer "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days" finishing third with $14.7 million.

For a full rundown of the weekend box office, including figures for returning hits "Ice Age: Continental Drift" and "Ted," head to Film.com.