Christmases Chokes Australia at Box Office

Comedy tops box office, curbing Twilight sensation
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 30, 2008 5:06 PM CST
Christmases Chokes Australia at Box Office
"Australia," the much anticipated film with Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman, trailed in fifth place this weekend.   (AP Photo/James Fisher,20th Century Fox)

Four Christmases iced the competition over the long Thanksgiving weekend and raked in $46.7 million, Variety reports. Box office numbers stayed strong overall—up 2% to 3% over last year's holiday—as Twilight ($39.5 million), Bolt ($36 million), and Quantum of Solace ($28.1 million) filled out the top four. Highly-anticipated Australia banked $20 million and came in a disappointing fifth.
(Read more Four Christmases stories.)

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