'No Strings Attached' tops weekend box office

Actress Natalie Portman arrives at Paramount Pictures' 'No Strings Attached' premiere at Regency Village Theater on January 11, 2011 in Westwood, California.
Actress Natalie Portman arrives at Paramount Pictures' 'No Strings Attached' premiere at Regency Village Theater on January 11, 2011 in Westwood, California. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Natalie Portman recently won a Golden Globe for best dramatic actress in the movie "Black Swan," and now has a new distinction. It's a number one comedy.

"No Strings Attached" opened in first place at North American theaters over the weekend. Preliminary estimates show the R-rated sex romp grossed $20.3 million. Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher star as friends with benefits.

Seth Rogen's action comedy "The Green Hornet" fell to second place in week two, with a predicted $18.1 million weekend. If that plays out, the total gross would be $63.4 million so far.

"The Dilemma" was in third place, with an estimated $9.7 million. Close behind with $9.2 million was "The King's Speech," which took the top prize Saturday night from the Producers Guild – an award that usually portends the Best Picture Oscar-winner.

Rounding out the top 10: "True Grit," "Black Swan," "The Fighter," "Little Fockers," "Yogi Bear" and "Tron: Legacy."

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