'Little Fockers' Tops Thursday Box Office With $7.1 Million
'Tron: Legacy' lands at No. 2 while 'True Grit' and 'Black Swan' take the No. 3 and 7 spots, respectively.
Universal's Little Fockers grossed $7.1 million from 3,536 theaters on Thursday at the domestic box office, according to preliminary estimates. That brings the film's two-day cume to $14.3 million.
While topping the box office chart, Little Fockers is running well behind Meet the Fockers, which debuted during the same frame in 2004. In its first two days, Meet the Fockers cumed $24.4 million.
Disney's 3D holiday offering Tron: Legacy came in No. 2 on Thursday, grossing an estimated $6.1 million from 3,531 locations for a cume of $68.2 million in its first seven days.
Paramount's True Grit placed No. 3, grossing roughly $5.7 million from 3,047 theaters for a pleasing two-day total of at least $11.2 million. Directed by the Coen Brothers, the Western earned a B+ CinemaScore.
Warner Bros.' 3D family toon Yogi Bear grossed $3.3 million to come in No. 4. Playing in 3,515 theaters, Yogi's cume is $28 million in its first seven days.
Among specialty offerings, Fox Searchlight's Black Swan remained a favorite, coming in No. 7 with a gross of $1.8 million from 1,462 theaters for a cume of $22.4 million.
Theater traffic is expected to drop off dramatically today, and then begin picking up tomorrow afternoon. New Christmas Day offerings include 20th Century Fox's 3D family adventure Gulliver's Travels.