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NEW YORK (AP) -- The young-adult novel adaptation "The Maze Runner" proved far quicker at the box office than the weekend's other new wide releases: Liam Neeson's grim thriller "A Walk Among the Tombstones" and the ensemble dramedy "This Is Where I Leave You."

In final figures announced Monday, 20th Century's Fox's "The Maze Runner" took in $32.5 million, more than double that of any other release. A sequel is already planned for next September.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Rentrak, are:

1. "The Maze Runner" 20th Century Fox, $32,512,804, 3,604 locations, $9,021 average, $32,512,804, 1 week.

2. "A Walk Among The Tombstones," Universal, $12,758,780, 2,712 locations, $4,705 average, $12,758,780, 1 week.

3. "This Is Where I Leave You," Warner Bros., $11,558,149, 2,868 locations, $4,030 average, $11,558,149, 1 week.

4. "No Good Deed," Sony, $9,794,188, 2,175 locations, $4,503 average, $39,702,240, 2 weeks.

5. "Dolphin Tale 2," Warner Bros., $8,868,076, 3,656 locations, $2,426 average, $26,932,970, 2 weeks.

6. "Guardians Of The Galaxy," Disney, $5,242,286, 2,846 locations, $1,842 average, $313,731,317, 8 weeks.

7. "Let's Be Cops," 20th Century Fox, $2,706,037, 2,312 locations, $1,170 average, $77,226,708, 6 weeks.

8. "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," Paramount, $2,650,345, 2,348 locations, $1,129 average, $185,018,334, 7 weeks.

9. "The Drop," Fox Searchlight, $2,070,660, 1,192 locations, $1,737 average, $7,710,361, 2 weeks.

10. "If I Stay," Warner Bros., $1,842,342, 2,371 locations, $777 average, $47,679,119, 5 weeks.

11. "The Hundred-Foot Journey," Disney, $1,143,948, 1,253 locations, $913 average, $51,479,879, 7 weeks.

12. "When the Game Stands Tall," Sony, $1,082,265, 1,702 locations, $636 average, $28,338,578, 5 weeks.

13. "The Giver," The Weinstein Company, $965,883, 1,607 locations, $601 average, $43,036,830, 6 weeks.

14. "Tusk," A24 Films, $846,831, 602 locations, $1,407 average, $846,831, 1 week.

15. "Lucy," Universal, $736,815, 788 locations, $935 average, $124,818,275, 9 weeks.

16. "The November Man," Relativity Media, $701,631, 1,478 locations, $475 average, $24,384,208, 4 weeks.

17. "Dr. Cabbie," Entertainment One Films, $694,094, 55 locations, $12,620 average, $694,094, 1 week.

18. "As Above, So Below," Universal, $684,320, 1,070 locations, $640 average, $20,565,590, 4 weeks.

19. "My Old Lady," Cohen Media Group, $483,706, 170 locations, $2,845 average, $681,067, 2 weeks.

20. "The Skeleton Twins," Roadside Attractions, $432,031, 49 locations, $8,817 average, $937,901, 2 weeks.

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Universal and Focus are owned by NBC Universal, a unit of Comcast Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight are owned by 21st Century Fox; Warner Bros. and New Line are units of Time Warner Inc.; MGM is owned by a group of former creditors including Highland Capital, Anchorage Advisors and Carl Icahn; Lionsgate is owned by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.; IFC is owned by AMC Networks Inc.; Rogue is owned by Relativity Media LLC.

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