Canadian box-office stats — November 29

Here are the figures for the past weekend, arranged from those that owe the highest percentage of their take to the Canadian box office to those that owe the lowest.

The Road — CDN $205,247 — N.AM $1,977,453 — 10.4%
2012 — CDN $12,750,000 — N.AM $138,451,427 — 9.2%
Disney’s A Christmas Carol — CDN $9,260,000 — N.AM $104,927,816 — 8.8%

The Twilight Saga: New Moon — CDN $17,760,000 — N.AM $230,947,696 — 7.7%
Planet 51 — CDN $2,190,000 — N.AM $28,487,409 — 7.7%
Ninja Assassin — CDN $1,240,000 — N.AM $21,193,565 — 5.9%
Fantastic Mr. Fox — CDN $464,534 — N.AM $10,024,072 — 4.6%
Old Dogs — CDN $1,090,000 — N.AM $24,228,546 — 4.5%
The Blind Side — CDN $3,420,000 — N.AM $100,238,841 — 3.4%
Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire — CDN $373,879 — N.AM $32,433,482 — 1.2%

Box office: Moana sails to the top of the charts
The Nativity Story marks its 10th anniversary today
Watch: The making of the sea-galley sequence in Ben-Hur
Watch: Sam Worthington gets a visit from the three persons of the Trinity in the first trailer for The Shack
About Peter T. Chattaway

Peter T. Chattaway was the regular film critic for BC Christian News from 1992 to 2011. In addition to his award-winning film column for that paper, his news and opinion pieces have appeared in such publications as Books & Culture, Christianity Today, Bible Review and the Vancouver Sun. He has also contributed essays to the books Re-Viewing The Passion: Mel Gibson’s Film and Its Critics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004), Scandalizing Jesus?: Kazantzakis’s The Last Temptation of Christ Fifty Years on (Continuum, 2005) and The Bible in Motion: A Handbook of the Bible and Its Reception in Film (De Gruyter, 2016).