Weekend Box Office: November 25 – 27

#1 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 from Summit holds at #1 with a weekend gross of $41.6 million (-69.8%) in 4066 theaters (+5). Total gross to date is $220.8 million. Budget was $110 million.

#2 The Muppets from Buena Vista debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $29.2 million in 3440 theaters. Budget was $45 million.

#3 Happy Feet Two from Warner Brothers drops from #2 to #3 with a weekend gross of $13.3 million (-36.9%) in 3611 theaters (+5). Total gross to date is $43.7 million. Budget is unknown.

#4 Arthur Christmas from Sony debuts at #4 with an opening weekend gross of $12.0 million in 3376 theaters. Budget is unknown.

#5 Hugo from Paramount debuts at #5 with an opening weekend gross of $11.3 million in 1277 theaters. Budget is unknown.

#6 Jack and Jill from Sony drops from #4 to #6 with a weekend gross of $10.0 million (-14.8%) in 3029 theaters (-409). Total gross to date is $57.1 million. Budget was $79 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Immortals drops from #3 to #7 with a weekend gross of $8.8 million (-28.1%) in 2677 theaters (-443). Total gross to date is $68.7 million. Budget was $75 million.

#8 Puss in Boots drops from #5 to #8 with a weekend gross of $7.5 million (-30.5%) in 3005 theaters (-410). Total gross to date is $135.4 million. Budget was $130 million.

#9 The Descendants jumps from #10 to #9 with a weekend gross of $7.3 million (+517.2%) in 390 theaters (+361). Total gross to date is $10.8 million. Budget is unknown.

#10 Tower Heist drops from #6 to #10 with a weekend gross of $7.1 million (+1.0%) in 2474 theaters (-468). Total gross to date is $65.1 million. Budget was $75 million.

#11 J. Edgar drops from #7 to #11 with a weekend gross of $4.9 million (-16.1%) in 1910 theaters (-37). Total gross to date is $28.8 million. Budget was $35 million.

#12 My Week with Marilyn debuts at #12 with an opening weekend gross of $1.7 million in 244 theaters. Budget is unknown.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $155.3 million (-27.7%).

There are no new movies debuting in wide release this weekend.

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

28. November 2011 by Andrew
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