The Lion, the Witch, and the Very Impressive Weekend
The wide release of Stephen Gaghan's oil-fest "Syriana" did fairly well, pulling in $12 million from over 1,700 theaters. Third place with about $10 million was "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," which has now grossed nearly $245 million in four weeks.
Fourth and fifth place went to "Walk the Line" ($5.7m weekend, $77m total) and "Yours, Mine and Ours" ($5.1m weekend, $40.9m total).
Next week sees the release of Peter Jackson's highly-anticipated "King Kong" (on Wednesday) and Fox's ensemble comedy "The Family Stone" (on Friday).
For a closer look at the weekend numbers, take a visit to the Rotten Tomatoes Box Office Page!