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‘Argo’ completes climb to the top of box office

It took three weeks, but ‘‘Argo’’ finally found its way to the top of the box office. The Warner Bros. thriller from director and star Ben Affleck, inspired by the real-life rescue of six US Embassy workers during the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis, made nearly $12.4 million this weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. ‘‘Argo’’ had been in second place the past two weeks and has now made about $60.8 million total. Debuting at No. 3 was the sprawling, star-studded ‘‘Cloud Atlas,’’ which made a disappointing $9.4 million. The nearly three-hour drama, also from Warner Bros., was co-directed by siblings Lana and Andy Wachowski and Tom Tykwer and features an ensemble cast including Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, and Hugh Grant playing multiple roles over six story lines. The horror sequel ‘‘Silent Hill: Revelation 3-D’’ from Open Road Films debuted at No. 5 with $8 million and the Paramount Halloween comedy ‘‘Fun Size’’ arrived in 10th place with just over $4 million. (AP)

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