Will Smith 'Hitches' $45.3M in Debut

Will Smith has easily gone from action hero to romantic leading man, scoring yet another No. 1 debut at the box office with "Hitch." (search) The comedy, co-starring Kevin James (search), took in nearly $45.5 million over this Valentine's Day (search) weekend.

Last week's top movie, the horror tale "Boogeyman," fell to second place with about $11 million, lifting its 10-day total to $33.3 million.

Ice Cube's road-trip comedy "Are We There Yet?" continues its strong run, coming in third with about $8.5 million. It was followed by Clint Eastwood's Oscar-nominated boxing drama "Million Dollar Baby" with just over $7.5 million.

The weekend's other new wide release, the animated family tale "Pooh's Heffalump Movie," rounded out the top five with $6 million.

Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at North American theaters, according to Exhibitor Relations Co. Inc. Final figures will be released Monday.

1. "Hitch," $45.3 million.

2. "Boogeyman," $10.8 million.

3. "Are We There Yet?" $8.5 million.

4. "Million Dollar Baby," $7.6 million.

5. "Pooh's Heffalump Movie," $6 million.

6. "The Wedding Date," $5.6 million.

7. "Hide and Seek," $5.55 million.

8. "Sideways," $4.75 million.

9. "The Aviator," $4.6 million.

10. "Meet the Fockers," $3.4 million.