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Movie-goers Say Yes To Carrey Comedy
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Movie-goers Say Yes To Carrey Comedy

Jim Carrey’s “Yes Man,” took over the top spot of the weekend box office for the weekend of December 19-21 with a take of more than $18M, placing it ahead of other weekend debuts including Will Smith’s “Seven Pounds,” and the animated “The Tale Of Despereaux,” featuring Matthew Broderick.

Below are the top 10 Box Office totals for the weekend of December 19-21, 2008 according to Nielsen EDI.

Rank Title Studio Weekend Gross Gross
1 YES MAN WARNER BROS. $18,262,471 $18,262,471
2 SEVEN POUNDS SONY PICTURES $14,851,136 $14,851,136
3 THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX UNIVERSAL $10,103,675 $10,103,675
4 THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX $48,366,989 $9,890,105
5 FOUR CHRISTMASES WARNER BROS. $100,110,827 $7,701,375
6 TWILIGHT SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT $158,423,218 $5,189,319
7 BOLT WALT DISNEY STUDIOS $94,900,059 $4,146,856
8 SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE FOX SEARCHLIGHT $12,037,510 $3,053,760
9 AUSTRALIA TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX $41,796,525 $2,174,188
10 QUANTUM OF SOLACE SONY PICTURES $161,200,412 $2,051,882
Source: The Hollywood Reporter / Nielsen EDI