SKYFALL Reclaims Top Box Office Spot; Domestic Total Now Over $261 Million
Rentrak Corporation announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of December 7-9, 2012 as compiled by the company's Box Office Essentials™ and International Box Office Essentials theatrical measurement services.
SKYFALL, now the most lucrative installment in the James Bond franchise, has retaken the top spot, earning another $11 million to bring its domestic total to $261 million. RISE OF THE GUARDIANS rose in the rankings, earning another $10 million, while TWILIGHT: BREAKING DAWN - PART 2 rounded out the top three with just over $9 million. Check out the top 12 earners below.
The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, December 9, 2012 are below.
1) Skyfall - Sony
This Weekend: $11,000,000; Total: $261,620,080
2) Rise Of The Guardians - Paramount
This Weekend: $10,540,000; Total: $61,913,574
3) Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 - Lionsgate
This Weekend: $9,200,000; Total: $268,734,764
4) Lincoln - Disney
This Weekend: $9,115,000; Total: $97,335,000
5) Life Of Pi - 20th Century Fox
This Weekend: $8,300,000; Total: $60,917,529
6) Playing For Keeps - FilmDistrict
This Weekend: $6,000,000; Total: $6,000,000
7) Wreck-It Ralph - Disney
This Weekend: $4,904,000; Total $164,448,000
8) Red Dawn - FilmDistrict
This Weekend: $4,261,000; Total: $37,265,815
9) Flight - Paramount
This Weekend: $3,130,000; Total: $86,202,236
10) Killing Them Softly - The Weinstein Company
This Weekend: $2,784,000; Total: $11,807,737
11) Silver Linings Playbook - The Weinstein Company
This Weekend: $2,238,000; Total: $14,030,740
12) Anna Karenina - Focus Features
This Weekend: $1,537,911; Total: $6,601,815
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