Marley Fetches Weekend Win

By Drew Nelles,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 28, 2008 4:40 PM CST

(Newser) – After breaking the box office record for best Christmas Day opener, Marley & Me stayed top dog with $51.7 million this weekend, Variety reports. Brad Pitt vehicle The Curious Case of Benjamin Button finished behind ex-wife Jennifer Aniston’s puppy flick, but still earned a surprising $39 million. Bedtime Stories was a close third with $38.6 million, while Valkyrie and Yes Man rounded out the top five.