Movie fans continued to enjoy light holiday fare at the box office this weekend, ending December 7, giving the Reese Witherspoon/Vince Vaughn vehicle “Four...

Movie fans continued to enjoy light holiday fare at the box office this weekend, ending December 7, giving the Reese Witherspoon/Vince Vaughn vehicle “Four Christmases” its second straight first place showing. The comedy raked in approximately $18.2 million for a total of $70.1 million to date, according to studio estimates.

The teen vampire romance “Twilight” continued it solid showing, sinking its teeth into a $13.2 million bite for second place in its third week out, and the animated children’s film “Bolt” from Disney earned $9.7 million for third place. Visionary filmmaker Baz Lehrman’s epic “Australia” was fourth in its second week out at $7 million.

The latest James Bond film, “Quantum of Solace,” earned $6.6 million for fifth place, and has taken in more than $150 million to date. A second children’s film, the animated “Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa” earned $5.1 million for sixth place, followed by “Transporter 3” with $4.5 million.

The bloody action film “Punisher: War Zone” made its debut at No. 8 with a gross of just $4 million. “Cadillac Records,” the critically acclaimed music film about the early days of legendary Chess Records, was just behind with $3.5 million in limited release.

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Box Office Grosses
Week Ending December 7, 2008

Rank Title Weekend Total Gross
1 Four Christmases (2008) $18.2M $70.8M
2 Twilight (2008/I) $13.2M $139M
3 Bolt (2008) $9.7M $79.3M
4 Australia (2008) $7M $30.9M
5 Quantum of Solace (2008) $6.6M $151M
6 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008) $5.1M $166M
7 Transporter 3 (2008) $4.5M $25.4M
8 Punisher: War Zone (2008) $4M $4M
9 Cadillac Records (2008) $3.5M $3.5M
10 Role Models (2008) $2.62M $61.7M

Source: IMDB.com