Top Dog Marley Still Gnawing Competition

Bedtime Stories, Button close behind
By Drew Nelles,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 4, 2009 4:26 PM CST

(Newser) Marley & Me continued its reign atop the box office dog pile this weekend, digging up $24 million, Variety reports. Bedtime Stories took in $20.3 million, while Benjamin Button aged gracefully to third place with $18.4 million. Valkyrie ($14.3 million) and Yes Man ($13.9 million) rounded out the top five, but The Spirit scared up just $3.3 million for a 13th-place finish.