Proving this country loves nothing if not its dogs, Marley & Me held tight to its position at the top of the box office this weekend, adding $24.1 million, for a two-week total of $106.5. Impressive, yes? Indeed. Even for a dog film. According to Box Office Mojo, it's "the third-highest grossing dog movie on record," a coveted position, as we all know. It falls behind only Scooby-Doo (really? That movie?) and 101 Dalmatians, and is fast approaching the top of that list. Following up Marley & Me at the box office were three other movies that opened over Christmas: Bedtime Stories, which added another $20 million for $85 million; The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, which added $18.4 million for $79 million; and Valkyrie, which add $14 million for $60.7 million so far.
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