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'Tron Legacy' Blasts to Top Box Office

December 20, 2010 (2:44 am) GMT
Other newcomers, 'Yogi Bear' and 'How Do You Know' land on number 2 and 8 respectively.

"" enters North American Box Office with a blast. It rakes in an estimated $43.6 million on its first weekend and snatches the top spot from "" which could only secure the champ title for a week. According to Rotten Tomatoes, the movie owes it to nation's movie critics who recommended it.

The movie, which lures fans of 1982 "Tron", has 55% of the audience consisting of couples. "All the fans of the first movie are bringing a girlfriend or wife to share the experience with. But the blend of the audience will get younger," Disney worldwide president of marketing Chuck Viane says.

"", which also made its debut late last week, opens to an estimated $16.7 million, which is below the expected $20 million cume. Still, the family animation could hope for strong midweek traffic as the Christmas session gets into full swing.

Meanwhile, there is little hope for "" to gain advantage from the holiday season. The romantic comedy which stars and debuts on number eight with an approximately $7.6 million.

The third position of the chart now belongs to "The Chronicles of Narnia 3" with an estimated $12.4 million. "" jumps from the nineteenth to the fourth with an additional $12.2 million after it opened wider in U.S. theaters. "" drops from the second to the fifth with an estimated $8.7 million.

Top Ten Movies at Box Office for December 17-19:

  1. "" - $43.6 million
  2. "" - $16.7 million
  3. "" - $12.4 million
  4. "" - $12.2 million
  5. "" - $8.7 million
  6. "" - $8.6 million
  7. "" - $8.3 million
  8. "" - $7.6 million
  9. "" - $4.8 million
  10. "" - $1.8 million

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