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'The Butler' Tops This Weekend's Box Office

Lee Daniels’ The Butler, starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, has topped this weekend’s box office with a $25 million debut!

According to THR, coming in at No. 2 was the Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis-led comedy We’re the Millers, which earned $17.8 million.

Tied for third place were Chloe Moretz‘s Kick-Ass 2 sequel, and Matt Damon and Jodie Foster‘s sci-fi flick Elysium, both bringing in $13.6 million.

Rounding out the top five was Planes, which earned $13.1 million.

Meanwhile, Jobs, the biopic starring Ashton Kutcher, made $6.7 million, and Liam Hemsworth‘s latest film Paranoia opened with $3.5 million.

WHAT DID YOU SEE at the movies this weekend???

Minka Kelly & James Marsden: 'The Butler' L.A. Premiere!

Minka Kelly is red hot while attending the premiere of her latest film The Butler held at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on Monday (August 12) in Los Angeles.

The 33-year-old actress was seen posing with co-star James Marsden and director Lee Daniels.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Minka Kelly

“It was intimidating. It was scary,” Minka recently shared to Life & Style about playing Jackie Kennedy in the flick. “It was incredibly humbling and a huge honor. I enjoyed it very much.”

Also pictured: Minka looking gorgeous for a feature in Marie Claire‘s September issue (with Zooey Deschanel on the cover).

FYI: Minka is wearing a Dolce&Gabbana dress and a Jennifer Behr crystal barrette. The event was sponsored by FIJI Water.

15+ pictures inside of Minka Kelly and James Marsden attending the premiere of The ButlerMore Here! »

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Alex Pettyfer & Jesse Williams: 'The Butler' L.A. Premiere Studs!

Alex Pettyfer is dapper while attending the premiere of his latest film The Butler held at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on Monday (August 12) in Los Angeles.

The 23-year-old English actor was joined by co-stars Jesse Williams and Elijah Kelley.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Alex Pettyfer

A few weeks ago, Alex was spotted chatting on the phone while walking around The Grove.

In case you forgot, The Butler hits theaters on Friday, August 16!

10+ pictures inside of Alex Pettyfer and Jesse Williams attending the premiere of The ButlerMore Here! »

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Oprah Winfrey & Forest Whitaker: 'The Butler' L.A. Premiere!

Oprah Winfrey keeps it form-fittingly dressy while attending the premiere of her latest film The Butler held at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on Monday (August 12) in Los Angeles.

The 59-year-old media mogul was joined on the red carpet by her co-stars Forest Whitaker, Jane Fonda, and Cuba Gooding, Jr.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Oprah Winfrey

In case you forgot, Oprah‘s upcoming interview with Lindsay Lohan is scheduled to air on Sunday (August 18)!

15+ pictures inside of Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker attending the premiere of The ButlerMore Here! »

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James Marsden & Jesse Williams: 'The Butler' NYC Premiere!

James Marsden and Jesse Williams suit up at the premiere of their new film Lee Daniels’ The Butler on Monday (August 5) at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

The guys were joined at the event by their co-stars Lenny Kravitz, Terrence Howard, Cicely Tyson, and a pregnant Yaya Alafia.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of James Marsden

Earlier in the day, James and the rest of the cast appeared at a press conference to promote the movie.

FYI: James is wearing Dolce&Gabbana.

15+ pictures inside of James Marsden and Jesse Williams at the premiere… More Here! »

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Forest Whitaker & Oprah Winfrey: 'The Butler' NYC Premiere!

Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey pair up on the red carpet at the premiere of their new film Lee Daniels’ The Butler on Monday (August 5) at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

The stars were joined at the event by their director Lee Daniels.

Forest brought along his wife Keisha while Oprah brought along her longtime partner Stedman Graham.

Earlier in the day, Forest and Oprah joined their castmates at a press conference for the film at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.

FYI: Oprah is wearing a Jennifer Behr headpiece and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry. Keisha is wearing Badgley Mischka Couture. Forest is wearing Prada.

20+ pictures inside of Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey at the premiere… More Here! »

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Naomi Watts & Liev Schreiber: 'The Butler' NYC Premiere!

Naomi Watts supports her longtime partner Liev Schreiber at the premiere of his film Lee Daniels’ The Butler on Monday evening (August 5) at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

The 44-year-old actress met up with Liev‘s co-star Jane Fonda on the red carpet at the event.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Naomi Watts

In the film, Liev plays former president Lyndon B. Johnson, who White House butler Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker) served under during his tenure from 1952 to 1986.

FYI: Naomi is wearing a Thakoon jumpsuit and Givenchy heels.

10+ pictures inside of Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber at the premiere… More Here! »

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