Friday’s box office results confirm that this will indeed turn out to be the slow weekend that many predicted–especially for the biggest new movie in theaters, Punisher: War Zone (No. 6), which banked a mere $1.7 mil on its opening day. That being the case, the rankings are essentially unchanged from a week ago, with Four Christmases, Twilight, and Bolt leading the way. Friday’s returns are below, and please check back on Sunday for a full weekend wrapup in the Box Office Report.
1. Four Christmases – $5.8 mil
2. Twilight – $4.6 mil
3. Bolt – $2.5 mil
4. Australia – $2.3 mil
5. Quantum of Solace – $2.2 mil
6. Punisher: War Zone – $1.7 mil
7. Transporter 3 – $1.5 mil
8. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa – $1.3 mil
9. Cadillac Records – $1.2 mil
10. Role Models – $0.9 mil
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