Marley & Me Gives Jen Box Office Record

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 26, 2008 8:10 PM CST
In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett are shown in a scene from, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button."   (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Merrick Morton)
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(Newser) – Jen topped Brad at the box office yesterday but both fared well, breaking Christmas Day records, People reports. Aniston's Marley & Me, co-starring Owen Wilson, beat all Christmas Day debuts by banking $14.8 million. Pitt's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button came in No. 2 all-time with $11.8 million. Both topped expectations by about 50%, Variety reports.