The third installment in the Narnia series earned $30.4 million in its first seven days, which was less than half of predecessors The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe ($81.3 million) and Prince Caspian ($68.1 million). It also finished below The Golden Compass's $31.9 million start. If Dawn Treader can follow The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe's pattern from here, it will ultimately finish with just over $100 million, which is a far cry from Prince Caspian's $141.6 million.
The Tourist debuted to a soft $22.1 million. While that's higher than Duplicity, it's a tad lower than Killers, which is disappointing considering the supposed combined star power of Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp.
Tangled added $18.1 million for a total of $119.1 million. In the process, it passed Disney's last two November animated offerings, 2008's Bolt ($114.1 million) and 2009's The Princess and the Frog ($104.4 million). It sets its sights on another Disney princess movie, Enchanted, which it will eclipse by early next week.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 fell 47 percent to $11.5 million for a total of $260.7 million. For the first time in a few weeks, it managed to play better than Goblet of Fire during the Monday to Thursday period, indicating that there is still a slight chance that it can hit $300 million.
Black Swan grossed $5.1 million this week, which translated to an astounding per-theater average of $56,990. In ten days, the Darren Aronofsky-Natalie Portman ballet thriller has amassed $7.4 million, and is expanding to 959 theaters today before increasing to 1,400 locations on Wednesday.
At just four venues, The Fighter tallied $433,935. While that's not quite as high as The King's Speech's first week, it still showed solid interest ahead of The Fighter's nationwide release this weekend.
• Weekend Report: 'Narnia' Fails to Tread Water, 'Tourist' Trips
• Around-the-World Roundup: 'Dawn Treader' Makes Waves Overseas
• Arthouse Audit: 'Black Swan' Flies Higher
• Weekly Box Office, Dec. 10-16
• Daily Grosses
• All-Time Domestic Grosses