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Ben Affleck Is Hot, Chris Rock Is Not

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Ben Affleck and Morgan Freeman stayed on a roll with “The Sum of All Fears,” while the team of Anthony Hopkins and Chris Rock, in “Bad Company,” disappointed, according to box-office results for the weekend. The Jack Ryan thriller with Affleck was also No. 1 the previous weekend weekend, while other familiar holdovers, “Star Wars: Episode II — Attack of the Clones” and “Spider-Man,” continued their stratospheric box-office climbs. So far, “Clones” has taken in $255 million after 25 days, while “Spider-Man,” after 38 days, has banked $370.1 million. The total gross so far for “The Sum of All Fears” is $61.8 million. The weekend’s other success story was “Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood,” starring Sandra Bullock, Ellen Burstyn, Ashley Judd, Maggie Smith and James Garner in a tale of lifelong friends trying to repair a mother-daughter rift. The Top 10 movies this weekend, according to movie-studio estimates, are as follows:

1. “The Sum of All Fears,” $18.7 million
2. “Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood,” $16.35 million
3. “Star Wars: Episode II — Attack of the Clones,” $13.9 million
4. “Bad Company,” $10.5 million
5. “Spider-Man,” $10 million
6. “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron,” $9.4 million
7. “Undercover Brother,” $7.3 million
8. “Insomnia,” $5.9 million
9. “Enough,” $3.6 million
10. “About a Boy,” $2.7 million