Cruise's 'Mission' Maintains Altitude With $38.3M
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Cruise is off to a good start for the new year with a second-straight No. 1 weekend at the box office.
Cruise's "Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol" took in an estimated $38.3 million domestically over the long holiday weekend from Friday to Monday. That raised its total to $141.2 million.
Finishing second again was Robert Downey Jr.'s "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" with $26.5 million. The family sequel "Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked" came in third with $21 million.
Rounding out the top-five were Steven Spielberg's "War Horse" at No. 4 with $19.2 million and David Fincher's "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" just behind at No. 5 with $19 million.