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Running Tom Cruise Is Your Christmas Weekend Box Office Champ

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Your weekend box office:

1. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol - $29.5 million. Tom Cruise is still a star! Said Tom Cruise, masturbating to a himself climbing a Dubai tower.

2. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows - $20.3 million, dropping a spot thanks to the will of Xenu.

3. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - $12.8 million. Christmas 2011 just wasn't ready to be a Very Merkin Christmas.

4. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked - $12.7 million, holding out over two Spielberg debuts and Matt Damon's purchase of a menagerie. Singing chipmunks are that fucking entertaining.

5. The Adventures of Tintin - $9.7 million. The all-American sentiment of "what the eff is a Tintin?" remains.

Weekend Box Office Results [Box Office Mojo]

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