Moviegoers looking for Christmas at box office

No new movies managed to break into the top five at the weekend box office, leaving Four Christmases (Tribute rating: 3.43), starring Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn, on top for the second weekend in a row, earning an additional $18.2 million for a two-week total of $71 million (all figures U.S.). Climbing back up a spot was the runaway vampire teen hit, Twilight (Tribute rating: 3.92), which was pushed to third last week but wound up in second with $13.2 million for a three week total of $139 million. The animated film Bolt (Tribute rating: 4.48) went from second to third, earning an additional $9.7 million, while Australia (Tribute rating: 3.96) also climbed a spot from fifth to fourth, taking in $7 million for a two week total of $31 million. Quantum of Solace (Tribute rating: 3.02) rounded out the top five with $6.6 million for a four-week total of $151 million. Punisher: War Zone earned only $4 million at the box office, ensuring that there likely will be no more punishment in the form of any more sequels.

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  1. Jo-Anne. • December 9, 2008 @ 10:24 AM

    mediocrity, unfortunately at best, for a “blockbuster” Christmas

    What, no Nacho Libre 2????
    No remake of From Justin to Kelly????
    No Boxed Best of Steven Segal???
    ha ha on to 2009….

  2. Nancy • December 9, 2008 @ 10:45 AM

    Well, I’m sure all of the above are more entertaining than the television shows they throw at us on a weekly basis. There are just some really stupid shows nowadays. Take that show, ‘The Office’ for instance…I’d rather watch Friday The 13th part 3,000,000!!! 😛

  3. tributegirl • December 9, 2008 @ 12:50 PM

    LMAO, Nancy, you crack me up!

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