Tom Cruise’s Mission still at the top

2012-01-03 08:52

Los Angeles – Tom Cruise is off to a good start for the new year with a second-straight No. 1 weekend at the box office.

Cruise’s Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol took in an estimated $38.3 million (more than R300 million) in the US over the long holiday weekend from Friday to Monday.

That raised its total to $141.2 million.

Finishing second again was Robert Downey Jr’s Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows with $26.5 million.

The family sequel Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked came in third with $21 million.

Rounding out the top five were Steven Spielberg’s War Horse at No. 4 with $19.2 million and David Fincher’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo just behind at No. 5 with $19 million.

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