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Weekend Box Office Report: The Ball Drops Early For This Number #1

by  |  December 12th, 2011  |  News

A scene from this weekend's Box Office hit, 'New Year's Eve'

According to EW:

New Year’s Eve is time of celebration, as people make their resolutions for the new year and the hopes of people all over the world for a more prosperous and happy New Year… But wait…. That’s the fun to come!  In this case we are getting a little sampling of New Year’s Eve in the movie of the same name!

Now this movie, which stars, Michelle Pfeiffer (I Am Sam), Robert De Niro (Midnight Run), Halle Berry (X-Men), Alyssa Milano (Fear), Cary Elwes (Saw) along with many other great celebrities tells the story of how several people’s lives end up intertwined during New Years Eve!

Well we got some good news for everyone who is already a fan of New Years Eve

This weekend New Years Eve pulled in $13.7 million, giving it the number #1 spot in this weekend’s box office!

At number 2 we got another weekend opener in the movie, The Sitter! Now this movie, which tells the story of how after a College student is suspended, he ends up taking a gig baby sitting, and has the most wild night of his life! For this weekend, The Sitter did real nicely, having pulled in a solid, $10 million in this weekend’s box office!

At number 3 we got: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1, which has continued to do pretty nicely in the box office, having pulled in a respectable $7.9 million! At number 4 we got another returning champ: The Muppets! Which did nicely in the box office this weekend, having pulled in $7.1 million! And at number 5 we got the Christmas miracle in the movie, Arthur Christmas! Now Arthur Christmas did pretty respectably in the box office, having pulled in a respectable $6.6 million!

Well folks, it looks with the Holidays upon us, that the natural progression would be that New Year’s Eve would be the pre-Christmas King of the screen!

In Summation:

1. New Year’s Eve = $13.7 Million

2. The Sitter = $10 Million

3. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1 = $7.9 Million

4. The Muppets = $7.1 Million

5. Arthur Christmas = $6.6 Million

For more information on this weekend’s #1 in the box office, please enjoy the trailer for the movie, New Year’s Eve:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1Y2uXjsKjs


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