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Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 12/10/2012

‘Skyfall’ narrowly wins slow box office weekend


Daniel Craig stars as James Bond in “Skyfall.” (Francois Duhamel)
New releases underperformed at the box office over the weekend. “Playing for Keeps,” the rom-com with Jessica Biel and Gerard Butler, ranked only sixth for the weekend, while “Skyfall” and “Rise of the Guardians” — which have both been in theaters for several weeks already — battled for first place.

Ultimately, “Skyfall,” prevailed, earning $11 million, while “Rise of the Guardians” earned $10.5 million. “Skyfall” has now grossed $261.6 million after five weeks in theaters.

Here are the top ten movies at the box office (see the AP for more information):

1. “Skyfall,” $11 million

2. “Rise of the Guardians,” $10.5 million

3. “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2,” $9.2 million

4. “Lincoln,” $9.1 million

5. “Life of Pi,” $8.3 million

6. “Playing for Keeps,” $6 million

7. “Wreck-It Ralph,” $4.9 million

8. “Red Dawn,” $4.3 million

9. “Flight,” $3.1 million

10. “Killing Them Softly,” $2.7 million

By  |  11:41 AM ET, 12/10/2012

 
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