LOS ANGELES (AP) – Bruce Willis remains a die-hard at the box office.
Willis' action sequel “A Good Day to Die Hard” debuted as the weekend's top draw with a $25 million debut from Friday to Sunday. The 20th Century Fox release raised its domestic total to $33.2 million since opening Thursday for Valentine's Day to get a jump on the long President's Day weekend.
The previous weekend's No. 1 movie, Universal's comedy “Identity Thief,” ran a close second with $23.4 million to lift its haul to $70.7 million.
Debuting at No. 3 with $21.4 million was Relativity Media's romance “Safe Haven,” starring Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel in an adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks novel.
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The Weinstein Co. animated adventure “Escape from Planet Earth” opened at No. 4 with $16.1 million.