Holiday Attendance Record At The Box Office
POSTED: Monday, December 29, 2008 - 12:59am
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 12:00pm
HOLLYWOOD - The slumping economy didn't keep movie goers from setting records at the box office during the christmas holiday.
The family film Marley & Me starring Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston set a box office record by grossing almost 18-million dollars on christmas day.
That's the largest one-day box office total for a movie opening on christmas.
Audiences also flocked to see The Curious Case of Benjamin Button starring Brad Pitt.
The film took in eleven million dollars making it the second-highest christmas opening of all-time.