News for Jan. 03, 2006

Narnia Edges Kong For No. 1

1/03/06, 7:20 pm EST - Xoanon

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe edged out King Kong for the top slot at the New Year's weekend box office, trading first place again in a neck-and-neck race, the Associated Press reported. Less than $2 million has separated Kong from Narnia each of the past two weekends. From Dec. 30 through Jan. 2, Narnia took in an estimated $32.8 million, surpassing Kong's four-day gross of $31.6 million. [More]