|Still from New Year's Eve|
20th Century Fox's The Sitter starring Jonah Hill debuts in second this weekend with $10 million, also opening to negative reviews overall, although it didn't cost nearly as much to make as New Year's Eve. Finally knocked-out of top spot is The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Pt. 1 with $8 million this weekend, accounting for a North American total of $259 million in four weeks of release.
Disney's The Muppets is still going steady in fourth spot with $7.2 million in its third week. In total it has earned $65.7 million, earning back already its $45 in Production costs. Paramount Pictures' Hugo 3-D meanwhile is in sixth spot with $6 million, expanding to 2,608 theatres.
The Descendants continues to impress in seventh spot for Fox Searchlight, bringing in $4.3 million, showing in 876 theatres only and a total of $23.5 million in three weeks. Universal Pictures' Tower Heist rounds out the Top Ten with $2.5 million in its sixth week of release.