From Hollywood.com Box Office, these are the top Christmas Day openers and their box-office takes.

1. "Sherlock Holmes" (2009); $24.6 million

2. "Marley & Me" (2008); $14.4 million

3. "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (2008); $11.8 million

4. "Bedtime Stories" (2008); $10.5 million

5. "Ali" (2001); $10.2 million

6. "Catch Me If You Can" (2002); $9.9 million

7. "Alien vs. Predator: Requiem" (2007); $9.5 million

8. "Valkyrie" (2008); $8.5 million

9. "Cheaper by the Dozen" (2003); $8.2 million

10. "Patch Adams" (1998); $8 million

11. "War Horse" (2011); $7.5 million

12. "It's Complicated" (2009); $7.2 million

13. "The Godfather: Part III" (1990); $6.4 million

14. "The Talented Mr. Ripley" (1999); $6.38 million

15. "Stepmom" (1998); $5.9 million

16. "Fat Albert" (2004); $5.5 million

17. "Paycheck" (2003); $5.1 million

18. "Cold Mountain" (2003); $4.5 million

19. "The Faculty" (1998); $4.3 million

20. "The Spirit" (2008); $3.8 million

21. "The Great Debaters" (2007); $3.7 million.

22. "Jackie Brown" (1997); $3.6 million

23. "Peter Pan" (2003); $3.5 million

24. "Rumor Has It" (2005); $3.47 million.

25. "An American Werewolf in Paris" (1997); $3.38 million

26. "Galaxy Quest" (1999); $3.36 million

27. "Black Christmas" (2006); $3.3 million

28. "Darkness" (2004); $3.3 million


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29. "Mighty Joe Young" (1998); $3.1 million

30. "The Darkest Hour (3-D)" (2011); $2.9 million

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