Shrek’s retainer takes the purse. Puss in Boots was Number One at the box office for the second weekend in a row with $33 Million. Tower Heist premiered in Second Place with $25.1 Million. A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas premiered in Third Place with $13 Million. Paranormal Activity 3 was Fourth with $8.5 Million. In Time was Fifth with $7.7 Million. Footloose, Real Steel, The Rum Diary, The Ides of March, and Moneyball round out the top ten respectively.
Tower Heist is a 2011 crime comedy film directed by Brett Ratner and written by Ted Griffin and Jeff Nathanson based on a story by Bill Collage, Adam Cooper, and Griffin. It was released on November 2, 2011 in the United Kingdom, with a United States release following two days later. Tower Heist follows Josh (Ben Stiller), Charlie (Casey Affleck), Dev’reaux (Michael Peña), and Odessa (Gabourey Sidibe), employees of an exclusive apartment building who lose their pensions in the Ponzi scheme of Wall Street businessman Arthur Shaw (Alan Alda). The group enlist the aid of criminal Slide (Eddie Murphy) and bankrupt businessman Mr. Fitzhugh (Matthew Broderick) to break into Shaw’s apartment and steal back their money while avoiding the FBI in charge of his case, Claire Denham (Téa Leoni).
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas is a 2011 3D stoner comedy film directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson, written by Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg, and starring John Cho, Kal Penn, and Neil Patrick Harris.