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Box Score: M:I Ghost Protocol cruise to first place



With six new wide releases and two strong holdovers over the Christmas holiday weekend, there was bound to be some box office disappointments. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol [MISS4] was not one of them.  The fourth film in the Tom Cruis action franchise earned an estimated $46.2 million over the 4-day weeekend to lead the box office.  The film has banked $78.6 million since opening first on IMAX last weekend.

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows [HOLM2] dropped down to second with $31.8 million while Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked [ALVN3] finished third at $20.0 million in their second weekend.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo [TGRLW] debuted to a disappointing fourth place with just $19.4 million.  The thriller has booked $27.8 million since opening late Tuesday night.

The Adventures of Tintin [TINTN] also bombed at $16.1 million for fifth place.  The animated film has drawn $24.1 million since opening on Wednesday.

We Bought a Zoo [WBZOO] admitted $15.6 million over the 4-day weekend to take the sixth spot.

As for the two films opening on Sunday, War Horse [WHORS] collected $15.0 million while The Darkest Hour [DRKHR] nabbed $5.5 million.

 

 

Rank Title Weekend Total
1 Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol 46,210,000 78,645,359
2 Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows 31,810,000 90,563,622
3 Alvin And The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked 20,000,000 56,940,187
4 Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, The 19,400,000 27,776,473
5 Adventures Of Tintin, The 16,100,000 24,107,020
6 We Bought A Zoo 15,600,000 15,600,000
7 War Horse 15,025,000 15,025,000
8 Darkest Hour, The 5,500,000 5,500,000
9 New Year's Eve 4,950,000 34,287,195
10 Descendants, The 3,425,000 33,716,552
11 Muppets, The 3,355,000 76,911,525
12 Hugo 3,300,000 44,927,413

 



Tag(s): MISS4, HOLM2, ALVN3, TGRLW, TINTN, WBZOO, WHORS, DRKHR

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By Antibody on Monday, December 26, 2011 @ 10:43 AM        22752 views


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