Frozen, the latest feature from Walt Disney Animation Studios, rode a strong critical reception to success. The musical continued the animated hot streak that began with Tangled and continued through Wreck-It Ralph, hauling in an estimated $66.7 million over the weekend
Other new releases this holiday weekend got swallowed up by the big two films. Black Nativity, the big-screen adaptation of the popular Langston Hughes musical, had a terrible debut this weekend landing at number eight on the charts with $3.8 million, and Homefront starring Jason Statham, written by Sylvester Stallone barely grabbed the the top 5 spot with $6.97 million.
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Upcoming Movies This Weekend:
The Last Days on Mars - On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life.
Out of the Furnace - From Scott Cooper, the critically-acclaimed writer and director of "Crazy Heart," comes a gripping and gritty drama about family, fate, circumstance, and justice.