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'Huntsman' gets iced by 'Jungle Book' at weekend box office

'Huntsman' gets iced by 'Jungle Book' at weekend box office

Disney's live-action breakout "The Jungle Book" retained the top spot at the box office, icing out a host of holdovers and Universal Pictures' new release "The Huntsman: Winter's War."

The Jon Favreau-directed update of the Rudyard Kipling tale grossed another estimated $60.8 million in the U.S and Canada, meeting analyst’s $60-million projections. That’s a minimal decline of only 41% from opening weekend’s $103.3 million. After just 10 days in release, “The Jungle Book” is the fourth-biggest movie of the year with a domestic total of $191.5 million, powered by strong reviews and a largely positive response from moviegoers...