'Happy Feet' tops holiday weekend box office, 'Casino Royale' second
UPI News Service, 11/26/2006
The animated penguins of "Happy Feet" stomped all over the competition to stay No. 1 in U.S. box office receipts over the Thanksgiving weekend.
"Feet" took in more than $37.94 million to claim the top spot for the second weekend.
"Casino Royale," also in its second weekend, remained at No. 2 with $31 million.
Estimated figures are from Box Office Mojo.
"Deju vu" was third with more than $20.83 million; "Deck the Halls" fourth with $12 million; "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan" was still flying high at fifth with $10.4 million in its fourth weekend.
"The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause" sledded into sixth with more than $10 million; "Stranger Than Fiction" was seventh with $6 million; the animated "Flushed Away," in its fourth weekend, was still flush with more than $5.84 million; and "Bobby" was ninth in its second weekend of limited release with more than $4.9 million.
"The Fountain," also in limited release in its first weekend, came in 10th with more than $3.72 million.