Liam Neeson's "Taken 2" jumped out to an early lead at the weekend box office, racking up $18.6 million in North American ticket sales through Friday night. The take puts the action sequel in line for a $40 million opening weekend, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Coming up behind "Taken 2" was last weekend's box office winner "Hotel Transylvania," which generated $6.5 million in ticket sales, with college musical "Pitch Perfect" pacing in third with $4.9 million.

"Looper," the critically-acclaimed time-travel thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis has so far grabbed $3.5 million in its second weekend. Tim Burton's Frankenstein parody "Frankenweenie" rounded out the top five, premiering with $3.3 million at the Friday box office.

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