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Monday December 8, 2008 11:17 pm

Box Office Breakdown: Another Festive Weekend for Four Christmases

Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon

Faced with little competition, last week’s #1 lived to see another win. took in $16.8 million over the last three days - a 46% drop from its first outing - to bring its cumulative total to $69.8 million. The comedy was only one of two films to pass the $10 million mark this weekend.

The only new entries in the Top Ten were and Punisher: War Zone. Despite a relatively small opening (it only hit 687 theaters), Cadillac averaged $5,015 per theater for a 9th place finish. Meanwhile, Punisher took in a disappointing $4.3 million, less than 1/3 of what the first film did in 2004.

Despite premiering at #22, was actually this weekend’s top performer. Ron Howard’s film earned a whopping $60,236 per screen average from only 3 theaters.

Read More | Variety

  1. Four Christmases, Warner Bros., $16,755,478 (avg. $5024)
  2. Twilight, Summit Entertainment, $13,046,722 (avg. $3604)
  3. Bolt, Disney, $9,796,149 (avg. $2786)
  4. Australia, 20th Century Fox, $7,050,261 (avg. $2591)
  5. Quantum of Solace, Sony/MGM, $6,752,390 (avg. $1973)
  6. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Dreamworks/Paramount, $5,079,120 (avg. $1531)
  7. Transporter 3, Lionsgate, $4,668,898 (avg. $1778)
  8. Punisher: War Zone, Lionsgate, $4,271,451 (avg. $1703)
  9. Cadillac Records, Sony, $3,445,559 (avg. $5015)
  10. Role Models, Universal, $2,574,460 (avg. $1350)

(You can review last week’s numbers here.)

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