Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Mission Impossible’ Takes #1 For The Holiday Weekend

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Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol won the Christmas box office weekend pulling in $26.4 million over the three-day weekend. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows fell to #2 in its second weekend with $17.8 million. Falling one spot to #3 in its second week was Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked grossing $13.3 million. David Fincher’s The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo opened at #4 with $13 million. Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin opened at #5 with $9.1 million.

BOX OFFICE TOP TEN
1. Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol – $26.4 million ($58.9 million total)
2. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – $17.8 million ($76.6 million total)
3. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked – $13.3 million ($50.3 million total)
4. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo – $13.0 million ($21.4 million total)
5. The Adventures of Tintin – $9.1 million ($17.1 million total)
6. We Bought a Zoo – $7.8 million ($7.8 million total)
7. New Year’s Eve – $3.0 million ($32.3 million total)
8. Arthur Christmas – $2.7 million ($44.2 million total)
9. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 – $2.1 million ($207.9 million total)
10. Hugo – $2.0 million ($43.6 million total)

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  1. They’re still making Mission Impossible movies? That scene in the first film where a helicopter explosion forced Tom Cruise *forward* through the Channel Tunnel onto a speeding train – without killing him – kind of disrupted my suspension of disbelief.

  2. i think Mission Impossible was awesome so i’m glad that it’s making some pretty good money