Daniel Craig stars as James Bond in “Skyfall.” (Francois Duhamel)

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