‘Diary of A Wimpy Kid’ beats 'Sucker Punch' at box office this weekend

(L-R) Writer Jeff Kinney and actors Robert Capron, Devon Bostick and Zach Gordon attend the Planet Hollywood Times Square on March 16, 2011 in New York City.
(L-R) Writer Jeff Kinney and actors Robert Capron, Devon Bostick and Zach Gordon attend the Planet Hollywood Times Square on March 16, 2011 in New York City. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

A kids’ movie enters the ring and rises to the top of the box office.

A wimpy kid beats a sucker punch at the box office. The 20th Century Fox Family sequel “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Roderick Rules” came out on top this weekend.

It appears moms and dad went with the kids to the movie based on the bestselling children’s book series. It scored more than $24 million dollars.

The girl-power fantasy "Sucker Punch" lands a second place shot with $19 million.

The sci-fi thriller “Limitless” was the number one movie last weekend. The movie about what might happen if you could take a smart pill and use 100 percent of your brain power drops to third this weekend, bringing more than $15 million.

The Mathew McConaughey movie about a lawyer who does business from the back of his town car for a Beverly Hills clientele is fourth. “The Lincoln Lawyer” won $11 million and the animated “Rango” rounded up $10 million for fifth place.

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