The best, new films were in limited release. New Year’s Eve premiered in the Number One spot at the box office this weekend with $13.7 Million. The Sitter premiered in Second Place with $10 Million. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 was Third with $7.9 Million for $259.5 Million so far. The Muppets was Fourth with $7 Million. Arthur Christmas was Fifth with $6.6 Million. Hugo, The Descendants, Happy Feet Two, Jack and Jill, and Immortals rounded out the top ten respectively.
New Year’s Eve is a 2011 romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall. Like Valentine’s Day, Marshall’s previous film, it depicts a series of holiday vignettes of the state of several romances.
The Sitter is a black comedy film directed by David Gordon Green and produced by Michael De Luca. The film tells the story about a male student who, after being suspended from college, is lured into a babysitting gig for which he is woefully unprepared.