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Monday January 3, 2011 8:10 pm

Box Office Breakdown: Coen Brothers Show True Grit

True Grit

Their film didn't top the box office, nor did it have the best per screen average -- but Joel and Ethan Coen still have reason to smile.

, a two-time second-place finisher, has now grossed $86.7 million domestically -- a new record for the writing/directing duo. The Western, which added another $24.4 million to its total this past weekend, has officially surpassed the Coen brothers' previous record. (No Country for Old Men, released in 2007, raised $74.3 million.)

The only other notable item in the Top Ten this week was . The critically-acclaimed film replaced The Tourist in the tenth-place spot and averaged $11,108 per theater.

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  1. Little Fockers, Universal, $25,766,485 (avg. $7250)
  2. True Grit, Paramount, $24,416,515 (avg. $7920)
  3. Tron: Legacy, Disney, $18,756,973 (avg. $5574)
  4. Yogi Bear, Warner Bros., $12,385,000 (avg. $3523)
  5. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, 20th Century Fox, $10,252,775 (avg. $3478)
  6. The Fighter, Paramount, $10,005,066 (avg. $3948)
  7. Tangled, Disney, $9,803,091 (avg. $3797)
  8. Gulliver's Travels, 20th Century Fox, $9,300,099 (avg. $3011)
  9. Black Swan, Fox Searchlight, $8,881,595 (avg. $5719)
  10. The King's Speech, Weinstein Co., $7,775,463 (avg. $11,108)

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



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