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Monday
Dec202010

'TRON: Legacy' Debuts at Number One

Photo Courtesy - Walt Disney Pictures(NEW YORK) -- The sci-fi sequel TRON: Legacy, starring Jeff Bridges, debuted in the top spot at the weekend box office, earning an estimated $43.6 million in ticket sales.  Bridges also starred in the 1982 original, playing a character who finds himself inside a virtual reality world.

The animated family flick Yogi Bear was a distant second, debuting with an estimated $16.7 million.

The comedy How Do You Know took eighth place with $7.6 million.  The Cher-Christina Aguilera musical Burlesque dropped out of the top 10 altogether in just its fourth week of release.  It earned $1.4 million in 11th place.

Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated ticket sales:

1. TRON: Legacy, $43.6 million
2. Yogi Bear, $16.7 million
3. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, $12.4 million
4. The Fighter, $12.2 million
5. The Tourist, $8.7 million
6. Tangled, $8.68 million
7. Black Swan, $8.3 million
8. How Do You Know, $7.6 million
9. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, $4.8 million
10. Unstoppable, $1.8 million´╗┐

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Friday
Dec172010

'TRON: Legacy,' 'The Fighter,' 'Yogi Bear' Open Nationwide in Theaters

Photo Courtesy - Walt Disney Pictures(NEW YORK) -- Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday:

* TRON: Legacy -- Jeff Bridges reprises the role he originated in the 1982 film TRON, that of video game developer Kevin Flynn.  He's lost in a digital universe, and it's up to his 27-year-old son to find him.  Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde also star.  The film is screening in 3D and is rated PG.

* Yogi Bear -- Dan Aykroyd voices the beloved cartoon bear, who tries to save Jellystone Park from shutting down.  Justin Timberlake lends his voice to Yogi's sidekick, Boo-Boo.  Anna Faris and Tom Cavanagh also star. The film is screening in 3D and is rated PG.

* How Do You Know -- Reese Witherspoon's Lisa is stuck in a love triangle with a pro baseball pitcher she's dating and a businessman that also interests her.  Owen Wilson, Paul Rudd, and Jack Nicholson also star in the PG-13 rated film.

* The Fighter -- Mark Wahlberg portrays real-life boxer "Irish" Micky Ward, who overcomes family struggles to earn a shot at the world championship.  Christian Bale co-stars as fellow boxer and Ward's troubled half-brother, Dicky Eklund, while Amy Adams plays Ward's girlfriend.  The Golden Globe-nominated drama is rated R.

And expanding into wide release:

* Black Swan -- The critically acclaimed thriller stars Natalie Portman as a ballerina descending into madness.  Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder, Vincent Cassel, and Barbara Hershey also star in the Golden Globe-nominated film.  The film is rated R.´╗┐

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