'Tangled' beats Harry Potter at weekend box office

A scene from Disney's 2010 animated film 'Tangled.' (Walt Disney Pictures)

December 5, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Mandy Moore's animated musical "Tangled," a rendition of the long-haired fairy-tale of Rapunzel, took the No. 1 spot with $21.5 million in its second weekend. This raised the Disney movie's total to $96.5 million.

"Tangled" debuted No. 2 over Thanksgiving weekend behind "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1," which had been at the top of the box office the two previous weekends.

"Harry Potter" fell to the No. 2 spot behind "Tangled" with $16.7 million. The next-to-last installment of the wizard franchise lifted its domestic haul to $244.2 million.

Christina Aguilera and Cher's "Burlesque" and Denzel Washington's thriller "Unstoppable" tied for the No. 3 spot with both movies pulling in $6.1 million.

Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway's romantic comedy "Love and Other Drugs" rounded out the top five with $5.7 million.

1. "Tangled," $21.5 million.

2. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1," $16.7 million.

3 (tie). "Burlesque," $6.1 million.

3 (tie). "Unstoppable," $6.1 million.

5. "Love & Other Drugs," $5.7 million.

6. "Megamind," $5 million.

7. "Due Date," $4.2 million.

8. "Faster," $3.8 million.

9. "The Warrior's Way," $3.1 million.

10. "The Next Three Days," $2.7 million.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.