‘The Grinch’ Rules Again

The Grinch continues to get greener and greener.

In a weekend with no new wide releases, “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” easily held on to the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office, taking in an estimated $27.11 million, bringing it’s three-week total to $172 million, according to estimates by Hollywood.com’s box office analyst, Martin Grove.

The Grinch,” directed by Ron Howard, stars Jim Carrey, Christine Baranski, Molly Shannon and Jeffery Tambor.

Holding on to the No. 2 spot was the Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson thriller “Unbreakable” with $15 million. The film, directed by “The Sixth Sense‘s” M. Night Shyamalan, has made $66.7 million in two weeks.

102 Dalmatians” starring Glenn Close and Gerard Depardieu took the No. 3 spot again with $8.2 million, bringing its total to $36.5 million.

Rounding out the Top Five: “Rugrats in Paris: The Movie” with $6.5 million ($55.5 million total) at No. 4, and “Charlie’s Angels” with $5.2 million ($115.6 million total) for No. 5.

Here are the weekend’s Top 10 films (final figures will be released Monday):

1. “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” $27.11 million ($172 million total)

2. “Unbreakable,” $15 million ($66.7 million total)

3. “102 Dalmatians,” $8.2 million ($36.5 million total)

4. “Rugrats in Paris: The Movie,” $6.5 million ($55.5 million total)

5. “Charlie’s Angels,” $5.2 million ($115.6 million total)

6. “Bounce,” $4.4 million ($30.3 million total)

7. “Men of Honor,” $4.19 million ($41.2 million total)

8. “The 6th Day,” $4 million ($30.6 million total)

9. “Meet the Parents,” $3.78 million ($153.2 million total)

10. “Little Nicky,” $2.35 million ($36.9 million total)

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