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‘Shutter Island’ Tops Weekend Box Office

0222_DiCaprioScorsese The most recent collaboration between director Martin Scorsese and actor Leonardo DiCaprio took the top spot at the box office this weekend. “Shutter Island,” which centers on a New England detective investigating a disappearance at an insane asylum, took a surprising $40.2 million at the box office. The film was pushed back from an October 2009 release to this past weekend, when it was the only new film to open nationwide. This marks the highest openings ever for both Scorsese and DiCaprio.

Read the story at The Los Angeles Times.

Pictured: Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio (Photo:Getty Images)

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