December 12, 2005 04:51:04 GMT
"Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe" scored a much-needed box office hit for Walt Disney Co, taking in $67 million
Taking in $67 million from its ticket sales, the new release adventure fantasy "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe" successfully wins the top position on the box office for the period of December 9 -11. With such attainment, the film based on the popular children's books by C.S. Lewis has become the second-biggest debut ever in a weekend in December.
Winning the 2nd position is "Syriana," an oil-and-politics thriller, scoring $12 million. No. 3 is "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" with $10.3 million, one place ahead of "Walk the Line" at 4th with $77 million, surpassing "Yours, Mine and Ours" at 5th with $5.2 million. Meanwhile, "Aeon Flux" only takes in $4.6 million in its second week to debut at 6th, followed by "Just Friends" at 7th with $3.9 million.
Drama romance "Pride and Prejudice" downs 2 places from last week's position to be at number 8 with $2.4 million, followed right after at No. 9 by the animation comedy family "Chicken Little" with $2.2 million. Rounding out this weekend box office at number 10 is "Rent" with only $2 million.