Adam Sandler's fantasy comedy Bedtime Stories remained in second place in the New Year's weekend box office, taking in about $20.3 million and raising its 10-day total to $85.3 million, wire services reported.
Brad Pitt's fantasy romantic drama The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, meanwhile, remained in third place, with $18.4 million for the three-day period and a total so far after two weeks of $79 million.
Overall, Hollywood finished 2008 with solid returns, the Associated Press reported. Domestic movie revenues totaled $9.63 billion for the year, just shy of the $9.68 billion record set in 2007, according to box-office tracker Media By Numbers.
Factoring in 2008's higher admission prices, the number of tickets sold fell to 1.35 billion, down 4.3 percent from the year before.