'Little Fockers' Remains Atop Box Office on New Year's Weekend


Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro


The comedy continues its victory with additional $26.3 million tally on its second weekend, still followed by 'True Grit' on number two.

"Little Fockers" has proven to be a perfect option for holidays' movie. It wins at North American Box Office on new year's weekend with $25.8 million cume after debuting on number one during Christmas.

"True Grit" still follows on number two, adding $24.4 million to its domestic revenue. "Tron Legacy" also remains strong, securing the second runner-up position in its third week with $18.8 million gross.

"Yogi Bear" and "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" swap places with the former rising to number four and the latter dropping to the fifth. The animation earns $12.4 million this weekend, while the third installment of the fantasy film franchise pulls in $10.2 million.

Review for the whole 2010 box office shows a decline in annual revenues. While inflation and pricey 3-D tickets drove revenues above $10 billion for only the second time, the number of tickets sold was only 1.35 billion. This marked the second-worst year since 1996 when 1.33 billion tickets sold to moviegoers.

Moreover, the number of attendance suffered a 5.4% drop from 2009, making it the largest drop since attendance fell 8.1% in 2005, according to Hollywood.com.

Top Ten Movies at Box Office for December 31-January 2:

  1. "Little Fockers" - $25.8 million
  2. "True Grit" - $24.4 million
  3. "Tron Legacy" - $18.8 million
  4. "Yogi Bear" - $12.4 million
  5. "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" - $10.2 million
  6. *"The Fighter" - $10 million
  7. "Tangled" - $9.8 million
  8. "Gulliver's Travels" - $9.3 million
  9. "Black Swan" - $8.9 million
  10. "The King's Speech" - $7.8 million
*UPDATE: When the final figures came out on Monday, January 3, it turned out that "The Fighter" earned more than "Tangled". Thus, the sports drama still secured its last week's position of the sixth, while the animation remained on the seventh.

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