'You Got Served' Gets Box-Office Crown

02/02/2004 AT 01:00 AM EST

The youthful (and now broken up) R&B band B2K's dance flick "You Got Served" pulled some surprise moves by ending up as the weekend's No. 1 movie, according to studio estimates.

While movie-ticket sales traditionally dip on Super Bowl Sunday, the movie still pulled in $16 million to land at No. 1 -- easily topping "The Perfect Score," an SAT caper starring Scarlett Johansson and Erika Christensen (which opened weakly, at No. 5), and "The Big Bounce," a crime caper with Owen Wilson (which was a big bomb).

Analyzing the unexpected success of "You Got Served" (which, like "Perfect Score" and "Big Bounce" received harsh reviews from critics), Paul Dergarabedian, president of box-office tracker Exhibitor Relations, tells the Associated Press: "It's one of those movies that flies beneath the radar, then suddenly, it's at No. 1. It just shows when you go after that teen audience, it's an audience that definitely has power."

The movie stars Omari "Omarion" Grandberry (who only last month went solo), and B2K members Jarell "J-Boog" Houston, DeMario "Raz-B" Thornton and Dreux "Lil' Fizz" Frederic as part of a Los Angeles street-dance crew.

Also worth noting: Buoyed by 11 Oscar nominations, "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" held up strongly and raised its domestic total to $345.3 million. That makes it the top-grossing installment of "Rings" trilogy, lifting it past the $341.7 million North American take of 2002's "The Two Towers."

"Return of the King" also has passed "Finding Nemo" ($339.7 million) to become the highest-grossing movie released in 2003, says AP. Another Best-Picture nominee, director Clint Eastwood's "Mystic River," has now made $64.9 million.

This weekend's Top 10, according to studio estimates, were as follows:

1. "You Got Served," $16 million
2. "Along Came Polly," $10.1 million
3. "The Butterfly Effect," $9.95 million
4. "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," $5.3 million
5. "The Perfect Score," $5 million
6. "Big Fish," $4.6 million
7. "Cold Mountain," $4.53 million
8. "Win a Date With Tad Hamilton!", $4.5 million
9. "Mystic River," $4.4 million
10. "Cheaper by the Dozen," $4.1 million

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