Date Night Conquers Titans

Fey-Carell vehicle wins down-to-the-wire weekend battle
By Marie Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 11, 2010 4:35 PM CDT
Date Night Conquers Titans
In this publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, Tina Fey and Steve Carell are shown in a scene from "Date Night."   (AP Photo/20th Century Fox, Myles Aronowitz, File)

Steve Carell and Tina Fey held off a challenge from a horde of 3D Greek gods as Date Night recorded a narrow preliminary victory over Clash of the Titans at the weekend box office, Variety reports. The mistaken-identity caper raked in $27.1 million to $26.9 million for the action fantasy flick. In third place, the animated How to Train Your Dragon ($25.4 million) turned in another solid performance.
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