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Box office Top 20: 'Alien: Covenant' dethrones 'Guardians 2'

Ridley Scott's space horror film "Alien: Covenant" scared reigning box office champ "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" out of the No. 1 spot over the weekend — but just barely.

"Alien: Covenant," a sequel to 2012's "Prometheus," opened with $36.2 million, pushing "Guardians 2" to second place with $34.7 million in its third weekend in theaters.

The teenage romance "Everything, Everything," meanwhile, bowed in third place with $11.7 million. Holdovers "Snatched" and "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" rounded out the top five with $7.8 million and $7.2 million, respectively.

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