'Four Christmases' leads Friday box office, 'Punisher: War Zone' trails far behind | EW.com

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'Four Christmases' leads Friday box office, 'Punisher: War Zone' trails far behind

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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