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First-year students will find plenty of ways to take a break from the infamous workload at Carnegie Mellon. A popular pastime is to go see a movie at one of the many theaters located near campus, such as the two theaters in Squirrel Hill, one at the Waterfront, and another in the South Side. Here are some statistics about big box office hits for the weekend of August 7-9:

Approximate dollars grossed from G. I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra: 54,713,046

Approximate dollars grossed from Julie and Julia: 20,027,956

Approximate dollars grossed from G-Force: 9,870,594

Approximate dollars grossed from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: 8,928,349

Source: (http://www.boxofficemojo.com/weekend/ )