Peter Jackson's "King Kong" earned an estimated $31.4 million from 3,576 theaters to top this weekend box office
It's been 13 days since the flick "King Kong" first released. Earning an estimated $31.4 million from 3,576 theaters, the giant ape hanging onto the top position in the US box office for the second week in a row. The second best movie over the four-day Christmas holiday weekend is "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe" which scores another $30.1 million from 3,853 theaters.
The comedy "Fun with Dick and Jane" secures the 3rd place with $23.5 million, while "Cheaper by the Dozen 2" comes at No. 4 with $14.8 million. Rounding out the top 5 is "The Family Stone" taking in $10.9 million, and at 6th is "Memoirs of a Geisha" earns $10.2 million in its third weekend in theaters. Secures the 7th spot is the new comedy "The Ringer" earning $8.4 million from 1,829 theaters.
Collecting $7.5 million for the two days from 2,815 theaters, "Rumor Has It" coming in at number 8, followed then by "Wolf Creek" at No. 9 with $5.9 million. The 10th place is secured by Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," which earns another $5.7 million.