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'Sully' soars over 'Blair Witch,' 'Bridget' at box office

"Blair Witch," ''Bridget Jones's Baby" and "Snowden" didn't ground "Sully" at the weekend box office.

The Warner Bros. dramatization of the Miracle on the Hudson directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Tom Hanks as Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger remained at No. 1 for the second week with $22 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.

The film tells the story of Sullenberger's emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River in 2009 and the subsequent National Transportation Safety Board investigation.

A trio of newcomers failed to fly close to the haul earned by "Sully," which stands at...

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