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'A Good Day to Die Hard' to rule Presidents Day box office

"Safe Haven" will find no refuge at the box office the weekend, as the latest "Die Hard" movie is set to annihilate the competition. 

"A Good Day to Die Hard," the fifth installment in the Bruce Willis action franchise, is expected to gross a robust $55 million by Monday evening, according to those who have seen pre-release audience surveys. 20th Century Fox, which released the film in theaters late Wednesday evening, is anticipating a softer opening of about $40 million.

Either way, the weekend's other three nationwide debuts won't stand a chance at securing the No. 1 position. Romance author Nicholas Sparks' eighth film adaptation,...