Top 10 Films
"Avatar" ventured further into rarefied territory at the worldwide box office during the weekend, surpassing the $2 billion mark days after it broke the record held by "Titanic." James Cameron's 3-D sci-fi spectacular has grossed $2.039 billion after seven chart-topping weekends of release, distributor 20th Century Fox said.
Here are the top movie ticket sales Friday through Sunday, with estimated weekend receipts, and total receipts since the movie opened. The number of weeks opened is in parentheses.
|in millions of dollars|
|2.||Edge of Darkness (1)||17.1||17.1|
|3.||When in Rome (1)||12.1||12.1|
|4.||The Tooth Fairy (2)||10.0||26.1|
|5.||The Book of Eli (3)||8.8||74.4|
|7.||The Lovely Bones (8)||4.7||38.0|
|8.||Sherlock Holmes (6)||4.5||197.6|
|9.||Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (6)||4.0||209.3|
|10.||It's Complicated (6)||3.7||104.0|