Washington (ANI): Actress Jennifer Aniston's Marley & Me has
grossed 14.8 million dollars, beating the 11.8 million
dollar-figure raked in by actor Brad Pitt's The Curious Case of
Benjamin Button on Christmas Day. Both movies managed to rock the
box office with Aniston's flick earning the highest one-day total
ever for a film opening on Christmas while Pitt's movie set the
record for the second-highest opening of all-time.
According to Variety, both the films were said to have gone
beyond the box office expectations by 40-50 percent, reports People
magazine. Other strong contenders to the number one spot had been
Adam Sandler's Bedtime Stories, raking in 10.5 million dollars as
against the 8.5 million dollars earned by Tom Cruise's Valkyrie in
the one-day gross total.
Frank Miller's Spirit, starring Eva Mendes and Scarlett Johansson,
however, managed to gather around 4 million dollars on its first