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'The Blind Side' Beats 'New Moon' on Thanksgiving

November 28, 2009 (3:48 am) GMT
Though the 'Twilight' sequel lost its crown to the Sandra Bullock's drama film during the holiday, it is expected to power back to the top spot on box office throughout the weekend.
'The Blind Side' Beats 'New Moon' on Thanksgiving

The 20th Century Fox has at least one good reason to be thankful during Thanksgiving. Its film "" topped the holiday box office with $9.5 million, Variety reported. Thus, it tackled the winner of last weekend box office, "", which collected $9.2 million on Thursday, November 26.

The 's football drama movie jumped up one position after sitting on the second place with $34.1 million intake on its debut weekend. At that time, the Summit Entertainment's vampire drama film topped the box office chart with $142.8 million grossed domestically. Industry estimates, however, expect this "" sequel to return to the first place throughout the weekend.

Securing the third place during Thanksgiving was Warner Bros.' "", which has just been released on Wednesday, November 25, by pulling in $4.6 million. Walt Disney's PG comedy "" starring and took fourth with $4.1 million.

Rounding up the top five was Sony Pictures' "" with an estimated $4.0 million. Overall, the top ten films on Thanksgiving grossed an estimated $39.4 million, a 20% gain over the holiday's tally last year.

Top Ten Movies at Box Office for November 26:

  1. "" - $9.5 million
  2. "" - $9.2 million
  3. "" - $4.6 million
  4. "" - $4.1 million
  5. "" - $4.0 million
  6. "" - $3.8 million
  7. "" - $1.6 million
  8. "" - $1.4 million
  9. "" - $1.3 million
  10. "" - $0.4 million

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