Friday Box Office – AVATAR Will Soon Pass THE DARK KNIGHT as the #2 Highest-Grossing Film of All Time

     January 23, 2010

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Avatar continues to astound, earning $9.1 million on Friday to maintain its throne atop the box office.  The film has reached $525.9 million, and will surpass The Dark Night as the #2 movie of all time by the end of today.   New release Legion opened to a respectable $6.7 million, while The Book of Eli hung tight on its second Friday with $4.9 million, revealing a strong market out there for the biblical apocalyptic genre.  The Tooth Fairy, starring The Rock in his latest family film, earned a mediocre $3.5 million, and The Lovely Bones rounded out the top five with $2.6 million.  Check back tomorrow for weekend estimates and a full report.

Title

Friday

Total

1

Avatar

$9,100,000

$525.9

2

Legion

$6,700,000

$6.7

3

The Book of Eli

$4,900,000

$49.9

4

The Tooth Fairy

$3,500,000

$3.5

5

The Lovely Bones

$2,600,000

$25.4

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