By Stephen M. Silverman
August 27, 2001 12:58 PM

Audiences got a third slice of “American Pie 2” this weekend, as the gross-out comedy maintained its No. 1 position for the third week straight. It’s now made $109.6 million in 17 days, according to studio estimates. “Rush Hour 2” remained the No. 2 film with $11.4 million, raising its 24-day total to $183.3 million. Among new movies, “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back” drew the biggest audience, while the baseball flick “Summer Catch,” starring Freddie Prinze Jr., debuted in sixth place, the sci-fi thriller “John Carpenter’s Ghosts of Mars” opened weakly and Woody Allen’s “The Curse of the Jade Scorpion” did only so-so. But the comedy “Bubble Boy” was a total bust. The Top 10, according to studio estimates:

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