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.

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.