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‘Voyage of the Dawn Treader’ Tops Box Office With $24.5 Million

'Voyage of the Dawn Treader' Tops Box Office With $24.5 Million

A sequel and two of Hollywood biggest stars didn’t exactly set off any fireworks at the box office this weekend.

The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader Comes Out On Top; Earns Less Than Previous Two Films

A sequel and two of Hollywood’s biggest stars didn’t exactly set off any fireworks at the box office this weekend. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader totaled an estimated $24.5 million. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe pulled in $65.6 million its first weekend, while The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian made $55 million.

The Tourist starring Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie packed in $17 million, the action/thriller about an American tourist visiting Italy to mend a broken heart performed less than what Sony had hoped for, considering it’s $75 million budget.

In third place, Tangled dipped 33%, earning a total of $14.6 million and tallying up $115.6 million since its release.

In 4th place, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, fell 50 % to an estimated $8.5 million, hitting $257.7 million in 24 days. Its’ 24-day tally ranked as the second-highest of the franchise, behind Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and passing Despicable Me to become the 6th highest grossing movie of 2010.

Denzel Washington’s action/thriller “Unstoppable” rounded out the top 5, earning 3.75 million, with a total of $74.3 million.

USA Weekend Box-Office Summary           
week of 10 December 2010

Rank

Title

Weekend

Gross

1

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)

$24.5M

$24.5M

2

The Tourist (2010)

$17M

$17M

3

Tangled (2010)

$14.6M

$116M

4

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

$8.5M

$258M

5

Unstoppable (2010)

$3.75M

$74.3M

6

Black Swan (2010)

$3.33M

$5.61M

7

Burlesque (2010/I)

$3.2M

$32.6M

8

Love and Other Drugs (2010)

$3M

$27.6M

9

Due Date (2010)

$2.54M

$94.9M

10

Megamind (2010)

$2.51M

$140M


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