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Zac Efron is the latest victor, and Russell Crowe the victim, of youngsters' dominance at the box office. The Warner Bros. film "17 Again," starring "High School Musical" heartthrob Efron, was the decisive No. 1 this weekend with $24.1 million in movie ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada, while Universal Picture's "State of Play," starring Crowe, grossed $14.1 million. The vast gap in the movies' receipts continues a trend of young-skewing films such as "Hannah Montana: The Movie," "Fast & Furious" and "Monsters vs. Aliens" lifting box-office totals to new heights in 2009, while more adult-oriented fare including...