Weekend Box Office: December 24 – 26

#1 Little Fockers from Universal debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $30.8 million in 3536 theaters. Budget was $100 million.

#2 True Grit (2010) from Paramount debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $24.8 million in 3047 theaters. Budget was $38 million.

#3 Tron Legacy from Buena Vista drops from #1 to #3 with a weekend gross of $19.1 million (-56.5%) in 3451 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $87.3 million. Budget was $170 million.

#4 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader from Fox drops from #3 to #4 with a weekend gross of $9.4 million (-23.5%) in 3350 theaters (-205). Total gross to date is $62.5 million. Budget was $155 million.

#5 Yogi Bear from Warner Brothers drops from #2 to #5 with a weekend gross of $7.8 million (-52.3%) in 3515 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $35.8 million. Budget was $80 million.

#6 The Fighter from Paramount drops from #4 to #6 with a weekend gross of $7.6 million (-37.3%) in 2511 theaters (+8). Total gross to date is $26.6 million. Budget was $25 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Tangled drops from #5 to #7 with a weekend gross of $6.4 million (-26.8%) in 2582 theaters (-619). Total gross to date is $143.6 million. Budget was $260 million.

#8 Gulliver’s Travels debuts at #8 with an opening weekend gross of $6.3 million in 2546 theaters. Budget is unknown.

#9 Black Swan drops from #7 to #9 with a weekend gross of $6.2 million (-25.4%) in 1466 theaters (+507). Total gross to date is $28.6 million. Budget was $13 million.

#10 The Tourist drops from #6 to #10 with a weekend gross of $5.4 million (-36.6%) in 2756 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $40.8 million. Budget was $100 million.

#11 The King’s Speech jumps from #14 to #11 with a weekend gross of $4.4 million (+310.0%) in 700 theaters (+657). Total gross to date is $8.3 million. Budget was $15 million.

#12 How Do You Know drops from #8 to #12 with a weekend gross of $3.5 million (-52.6%) in 2483 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $15.0 million. Budget was $120 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $132.1 million (+3.5%).

A note on “Gross”: On average, studios will earn approximately 55 percent of the final gross.

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

28. December 2010 by Andrew
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