‘Four Christmases’ Gobbles Up Thanksgiving Box Office

‘Four Christmases’ Gobbles Up Thanksgiving Box Office

The Warner Bros.’ seasonal comedy “Four Christmases” took a huge helping of the weekend Box Office,  taking in an estimated $31.7 million in Friday-Sunday grosses, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Vince Vaughn-Reese Witherspoon vehicle has taken in an approximately $46.7 million since arriving in theaters on Wednesday, one of three films positioned to make full use of a holiday-lengthened weekend.

Disney’s CG-animated feature “Bolt” had a saw a surprising 1% increase from its opening totals a week earlier, registering $26.6 million to rise from third to second place at the Box Office. The impressive comeback performance boosted the film’s 10-day cumulative take to $66.9 million.

Summit Entertainment’s youth-targeting vampire film “Twilight” attracted $26.4 million in total gross over the weekend, dropping it from first to a third-place performance.

Below are Box Office totals for the weekend of November 28-30, 2008, from Nielsen EDI.

1 Four Christmases SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT $31,069,826 $46.1
2 Bolt WALT DISNEY STUDIOS $26,581,002 $66.8
3 Twilight SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT $26,344,032 $26.2
4 Quantum of Solace SONY PICTURES $18,833,552 $141.4
5 Australia TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX $14,800,723 $20.0
6 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa PARAMOUNT $14,207,329 $159.1
7 Transporter 3 LIONSGATE $12,063,452 $18.2
8 Role Models UNIVERSAL $5,191,180 $57.8
9 The Boy in The Striped Pajamas MIRAMAX $1,696,187 $5.2
10 Milk FOCUS FEATURES $1,453,844 $1.9
Source: The Hollywood Reporter / Nielsen EDI