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Weekend B.O. (Dec.9-11) - A Ho Hum Weekend

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by Sergio
December 11, 2011 1:09 PM
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This weekend's box office numbers were pretty tepid. Breaking Dawn fever is finally cooling down and nothing else really caught fire with the public this weekend.

New Year's Eve was a modest No. 1, with The Sitter coming in second.

Shame continues do do well in its limited opening making, to date, $771,000 on just 21 screens, and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (which is without question one of my favorite films of the year, along with Shame and Pariah) is doing very well, making over $300,000 on just 4 screens so far.

Here's this week's list:

1New Year's Eve WB (NL) $13,705,000
2) The Sitter Fox $10,000,000
3) The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Sum. $7,900,000 Total: $259,500,000
4The Muppets BV $7,073,000 Total: $65,837,000
5Arthur Christmas Sony $6,600,000 Total:$33,490,000
6Hugo Par. $6,125,000 Total:$33,489,000
7) The Descendants FoxS $4,835,000 Total:$23,635,000
8) Happy Feet Two WB $3,750,000 Total:$56,850,000
9) Jack and Jill Sony $3,200,000 Total:$68,642,000
10) Immortals Rela. $2,442,000 Total:$79,850,000
11) Tower Heist Uni. $2,400,000 Total:$74,100,000
12Puss in Boots P/DW $1,655,000 Total: $141,900,000
13J. Edgar WB $1,200,000 Total: $34,773,000
14My Week with Marilyn Wein. $784,000 Total:$5,122,000
 
1
New Year's Eve
 WB (NL)
 $13,705,000
 
 
2
)
 The Sitter 
Fox 
$10,000,000
 
 
3
) The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1
 Sum. 
$7,900,000
 Total: 
$259,500,000
 
 
4
The Muppets
 BV
 $7,073,000
 $65,837,000
 
 
5
Arthur Christmas
 Sony
 $6,600,000
 Total:
$33,490,000
 
 
6
Hugo 
Par.
 $6,125,000
 Total:
$33,489,000
 
 
7) 
The Descendants 
FoxS 
$4,835,000
 Total:
$23,635,000
 
 
8
Happy Feet Two
 WB
 $3,750,000
 
Total:$56,850,000
 
 
9
) Jack and Jill
 Sony 
$3,200,000
 Total:
$68,642,000
 
 
10) Immortals 
Rela.
$2,442,000
 Total:$79,850,000
 
 
11) 
Tower Heist 
Uni.
 $2,400,000
 
Total:$74,100,000
 
 
12
Puss in Boots 
P/DW
 $1,655,000
 $141,900,000
 
 
13
J. Edgar 
WB
 $1,200,000 Total:
$34,773,000
 
 
14
My Week with Marilyn 
Wein.
 $784,000
 Total:
$5,122,000
 
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7 Comments

  • Marissa | December 18, 2011 10:28 PMReply

    Valetine's Day made 56 million so for this to only make 13 is a true embarrassment for all invovled. Another box office bomb for Halle Scary. How many is that now, I've lost count. Her entire career is box office flops besides Xmen and the James Bond movie which already have built in audiences. Her career is OVER!

  • truth | December 18, 2011 10:48 PM

    So now she's like you. lol

  • keepingItReal | December 13, 2011 4:26 PMReply

    I was expecting Bigger Numbers for NYE!

  • Duncan Manutz | December 11, 2011 5:54 PMReply

    In this entire casting process...they could not find ONE Male Black Actor...wow. Are Real Black Actors becoming Extinct ?

  • KeepingItReal | December 13, 2011 4:27 PM

    Ludacris is in the film1

  • Teuta | December 11, 2011 2:40 PMReply

    James Belushi, Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Jon Bon Jovi, Abigail Breslin, Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges, Common, Robert De Niro, Josh Duhamel, Zac Efron, Hector Elizondo, Cary Elwes, Carla Gugino, Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, John Lithgow, Seth Meyers, Lea Michele, Alyssa Milano, Larry Miller, Sarah Paulson, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michelle Pfeiffer, Til Schweiger, Yeardley Smith, Hilary Swank, Sofia Vergara.
    From the cast alone, 'New Year's Eve' looked like it would make a billion dollars. Now it will probably end up like 'The Big Year'.

  • Goldman | December 11, 2011 2:04 PMReply

    New Year's Eve's just great. The story is terrific. It's just epic.

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