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‘Hannah’ tops weekend box office at $34 million

Los Angeles Times

Girl power and Good Friday combined to propel “Hannah Montana: The Movie” to the top of the weekend box office with $34 million in ticket sales.

It’s the second film based on Disney’s mega-hit TV and music franchise starring Miley Cyrus. The first, 2008’s “Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour,” opened to $31.1 million.

Although the audience was overwhelmingly made up of Cyrus’ preteen girl fan base and their parents, Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Group President Mark Zoradi noted that the film also attracted an older segment than expected, with a surprising number of teenagers coming to evening shows.

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