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Butter

A small town and its host of characters amp up the competition during its annual butter-carving contest

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'BUTTER' IT UP Jennifer Garner tries her hand at the craft of butter-carving
Image credit: Steve Dietl
'BUTTER' IT UP Jennifer Garner tries her hand at the craft of butter-carving

Hugh Jackman, Ty Burrell, and Jennifer Garner star in this quirky political comedy about a staple dairy product and its impact on a small Iowa town. Garner plays an audacious, outspoken Midwestern housewife who decides to enter a butter-carving competition when her husband — a butter-carving champion for 15 consecutive years — is forced to retire.

Originally posted Feb 13, 2012
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1. $26.6 3 $201.5 B+
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$22.5 2 $75.4 C+
3. $21.5 1 $28.5 C
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$11.2 1 $11.2 C
5.
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$9.1 1 $9.1 D
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$5.9 2 $19.5 B
7.
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$5.7 5 $133.9 B+
8.
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$5.2 2 $21.2 C
9.
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$5.0 4 $93.3 C+
10.
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