Will Smiths ‘I Am Legend’ tops weekend Box Office

December 17th, 2007 - 12:51 pm ICT by admin  

Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Will Smith starrer I Am Legend topped the weekend box office with an earning of 76.5 million dollars.

The sci-fi remake has become Smith’s biggest-ever opener, and the highest-grossing film version of Richard Matheson’s 1954 novel of the same name.

In second place on the list complied by Exhibitor Relations was Foxs Alvin and the Chipmunks which raked in 45 million dollars.

The two movies combined earnings accounted for about 80 percent of all ticket sales among the weekend’s Top 12 movies, reports E! Online.

Third highest grosser for the weekend was family comedy-drama the Nicole Kidman-Daniel Craig starrer The Golden Compass with an earning of 9 million dollars.

The top five was rounded off by Disneys Enchanted, a movie that pokes fun at Disney princess adventures, and No Country for Old Men that raked in 6 million dollars and 3 million dollars respectively.

The top 10 films based on Friday-Sunday estimates compiled by Exhibitor Relations are:

I Am Legend, $76.5 million

Alvin and the Chipmunks, $45 million

The Golden Compass, $9 million

Enchanted, $6 million

No Country for Old Men, $3 million

The Perfect Holiday, $2.97 million

Fred Claus, $2.31 million

This Christmas, $2.3 million

Atonement, $1.9 million

August Rush, $1.8 million (ANI)

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