"Four Christmases" Nabs Holiday Weekend Top Spot 


American moviegoers ignored negative reviews for "Four Christmases" and put it on top the crowded holiday weekend. The Vince Vaughn-Reese Witherspoon romantic trifle debuted at No. 1 with $31.7 million. Since opening last Wednesday, the Warner Bros. release scored a total of $46.7 million.

Previous No. 1 film, the vampire romance "Twilight" fell down to No. 3 with $26.4 million box-office take. Meanwhile, Walt Disney's "Bolt" moved up to No. 2 with $26.6 million.

The weekend's other new wide release, "Australia" starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman opened at No. 5 with $14.8 million for the weekend and $20 million since debuting Wednesday.

But forget all the big Hollywood flickS. The real story this past weekend is Sean Penn's drama "Milk." Although it debuted at No. 10 with $1.4 million, it managed to pull that number opening in just 36 theaters.

Get this, "Milk's" per theater average is $38,375 per cinema compared with $9,751 in 3,310 theaters for "Four Christmases."

"Milk" is set to open wide this coming weekend!

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