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"A Christmas Carol" Crosses $100 million29 Nov 2009
By Tommy Pihl (JCO Editor-In-Chief)
"Disney's A Christmas Carol" has crossed $100 million at the box office after 23 days of release as of Saturday. It took in $16.0 million in its fourth weekend boosting the cume to $105.4. The motion capture movie from Jim Carrey could finish up with around $145-165 million if it keeps showing good legs in December and around Christmas.
Internationally "Disney's A Christmas Carol" grossed $20.4 million from 5,328 screens in 48 countries for a total of $90.8 million.
The film added $3.3 million in the UK from 611 theaters for $18.9 million after four weekends and is projected to overtake director Robert Zemeckisí 2004 motion-capture spectacle "The Polar Express" by next weekend. Elsewhere, France kicked off with $3.2 million from 321, Russia generated a further $3.2 million from 304 theatres for $8.3 million as the film overtook the final tallies of "Beowulf" and "The Polar Express", while Japan produced $2.2 million from 518 for $12.4 million.
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JIM CARREY MOVIES: FASTEST TO $100 MILLION
|2||How the Grinch Stole Christmas||Universal||$260,044,825|
|3||Batman Forever||Warner Bros.||$184,031,112|
|4||Horton Hears a Who!||Fox||$154,529,439|
|6||A Series of Unfortunate Events||Paramount||$118,634,549|
|7||Disney's A Christmas Carol||Disney||$105,373,000|
|8||The Truman Show||Paramount||$125,618,201|
|9||Fun with Dick and Jane||Sony||$110,332,737|
|10||Ace Ventura - When Nature Calls||Warner Bros.||$108,385,533|
|11||The Mask||New Line||$119,938,730|
|12||Dumb & Dumber||New Line||$127,175,374|
-- Source: Box Office Mojo. Click to comment this article.
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